main-sequence star

Main Entry:  main-sequence star
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  any star lying on a diagonal band that extends from hot stars of high luminosity to cool stars of low luminosity; any stars in the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram from the upper left to the lower right of the diagram; also written main sequence star
Example:  Most stars in the Sun's neighborhood are main sequence stars.'s 21st Century Lexicon
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