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dark star

[¦därk ¦stär]
(astronomy)
A star that is not visible but is a part of a binary star system; in particular, a star which causes, in an eclipsing variable, a primary eclipse.
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There are also two new skins: Dark Star Kha'Zix and Orianna.
Doug McGain, mainsheet on Maserati, said the mental stress was high for some on board as the games of snakes and ladders played out in the final race, when Maserati was still behind Dark Star on points.
According to the company, the Dark Star deposit has a NI43-101 compliant resource estimate consisting of an Inferred Resource of 23.
The DS15-10 intercept represents the discovery of a new gold zone that is thicker and higher grade by an order of magnitude than anything drilled to date at Dark Star.
Drawing out negotiations for as long as possible in the hope Dark Star would explode or become a bottomless black hole dishing out endless dosh has not worked for Greece, which has been put firmly in her place by iron fisted German finance minister, Wolfgang Schauble.
Cream in bud, its petals gradually lose any trace of yellow to become pure white, apart from a dark star at the base of the petals.
There will be 12 different guest ales and ciders, mainly from Welsh brewers, including offerings from Dark Star Brewery, Wye Valley Brewery, Wickwar Brewery and Frog Island Brewery.
There will be ale from awardwinning brewers across the country including Mordue, Durham, Wylam, High House, Acorn, Ossett, Roosters and Dark Star, along with favourites from nearer home such as Salopian of Shropshire and North Wales' Purple Moose and several from festival sponsor Peerless Brewing Co of Birkenhead - including the launch of their new beer Peninsula IPA.
The late Dan O'Bannon (1946-2009) was perhaps best known as the screenwriter for the seminal science-fiction movie Alien, but he also worked as a screenwriter on Total Recall, Return of the Living Dead, and the criminally neglected (in this reviewer's opinion) Dark Star, among other successful works.
It was a concert by the Dark Star Orchestra, who recreate entire concerts performed years ago by the Grateful Dead.
The RSC has also teamed up with the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust for literary scavenger hunt Sonnet Sleuth, created by New York poet and performance artist Nicole Blackman, and video installation Ode To A Dark Star by internationally acclaimed artist George Chakravar thi.