stargazer

[stahr-gey-zer]
noun
1.
a person who stargazes, as an astronomer or astrologer.
2.
a daydreamer.
3.
an impractical idealist.
4.
any of several marine fishes of the family Uranoscopidae, having the eyes at the top of the head.

Origin:
1550–60; star + gazer

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stargaze (ˈstɑːˌɡeɪz)
 
vb
1.  to observe the stars
2.  to daydream
 
'stargazer
 
n
 
'stargazing
 
n, —adj

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stargazer

fish of two related families, Uranoscopidae (electric stargazers) and Dactyloscopidae (sand stargazers), both of the order Perciformes. Stargazers are elongated fishes that habitually bury themselves in the bottom. They have tapered bodies and big, heavy, flat heads. Their mouths slant vertically, their lips are fringed, and their eyes are on top of the head (hence the common name).

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Each stargazer had used nothing more than a webcam attached to a backyard telescope.
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