transstellar

stellar

[stel-er]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the stars; consisting of stars.
2.
like a star, as in brilliance, shape, etc.
3.
pertaining to a preeminent performer, athlete, etc.

Origin:
1650–60; < Late Latin stellāris, equivalent to stell(a) star + -ārius -ar1

nonstellar, adjective
transstellar, adjective
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stellar (ˈstɛlə)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, involving, or resembling a star or stars
2.  of or relating to star entertainers
3.  informal outstanding or immense: companies are registering stellar profits
 
[C17: from Late Latin stellāris, from Latin stella star]

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stellar
1656, "pertaining to stars, star-like," from L. stellaris "pertaining to a star, starry," from stella (see star). Meaning "outstanding, leading" (1883) is from the theatrical sense of star.
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stellar   (stěl'ər)  Pronunciation Key 
Relating to or consisting of stars.
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stellar definition

[ˈstɛlɚ]
  1. mod.
    excellent; grand. : Ronald Simpson gave us a stellar characterization of Boris, but the chorus was a disappointment.
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