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dwarf

1. an abnormally undersized person, esp one with a large head and short arms and legs
2. 
a. an animal or plant much below the average height for the species
b. (as modifier): a dwarf tree
3. (in folklore) a small ugly manlike creature, often possessing magical powers

dwarf

short for dwarf star.

What does it mean when you dream about a dwarf?

Dwarfs are small people, traditionally regarded as possessing magical qualities or powers of divination. This may thus be a highly fortuitous dream symbol. Alternatively, dwarfs can be negative symbols, representing some part of the dreamer’s psyche that is stunted or repressed.

dwarf

[dwȯrf]
(biology)
Being an atypically small form or variety of something.
(medicine)
An abnormally small individual; especially one whose bodily proportions are altered.

Dwarf

(dreams)
At times people will see dwarfs, midgets, or very small people in their dreams. These images seem to represent, or allude to, the childlike creative powers of the unconscious. You can think of the dwarf as a “worker” in your unconscious. He could represent some childlike condition that has the potential and power to influence your life. Consider the details and the emotional tone in the dream and make an attempt to connect it to a situation in your daily life. The dwarf suggests possibilities for learning and brings to the conscious mind messages from the unconscious.
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Slightly closer to home, at least in our own galaxy, another study also published in Nature looks at a single red dwarf star in a way that is a step forward in astronomers' search for life beyond Earth.
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Such a shock could not have been produced if the companion were another white dwarf star," the statement said.
Dressing identified 95 planetary candidates orbiting red dwarf stars.
Using the Keck I telescope in Hawaii, Ben Zuckerman of UCLA and colleagues found that each of two polluted white dwarf stars snarfed at least 10 quadrillion metric tons of rocky dust.
com/can-planets-near-red-dwarf-stars-support-life-nasa-says-dont-bet-it-2548417) Red dwarf stars give off less energy than other stars do so they might not emit enough energy to keep planets in the traditional habitable zone warm enough.
The IAC researcher and first author of the paper Jonay Gonzalez Hernandez added, "We have conducted an exhaustive exploration of the area around where the explosion of the supernova of 1006 occurred and have found nothing, which invites us to think that this event was probably the result of a collision and merger of two white dwarf stars of similar mass".
Dwarf stars such as GJ 436, which is less than half the sun's mass, are the most common stars.
The PHL pointed the telescope toward Ross 128 while observing a whole group of red dwarf stars - smaller, cooler and less luminous than our sun.
In the biggest survey to date of the chemical composition of the atmospheres of white dwarf stars, the researchers found that the most frequently occurring elements in the dust around these four white dwarfs were oxygen, magnesium, iron and silicon - the four elements that make up roughly 93 per cent of the Earth.
Dwarf stars are the most common type of star in the galaxy, and the discovery suggests new places to search for life, Udry says.