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loadstar

[lohd-stahr] /ˈloʊdˌstɑr/
noun
1.
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  • On remand to reconsider attorneys fees, district court increased attorney fee award but reduced the loadstar amount.
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loadstar

/ˈləʊdˌstɑː/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of lodestar

lodestar

/ˈləʊdˌstɑː/
noun
1.
a star, esp the North Star, used in navigation or astronomy as a point of reference
2.
something that serves as a guide or model
Word Origin
C14: literally, guiding star. See lode
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loadstar in Science
lodestar also loadstar
  (lōd'stär')   
A star, especially Polaris, that is used as a point of reference.
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