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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
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

dwarf

short for dwarf star.
Collins Dictionary of Astronomy © Market House Books Ltd, 2006

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.

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dwarf

[dwȯrf]
(biology)
Being an atypically small form or variety of something.
(medicine)
An abnormally small individual; especially one whose bodily proportions are altered.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
Bedside Dream Dictionary by Silvana Amar Copyright © 2007 by Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
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Its biggest weakness might be the assumption that the chemical composition of dwarf stars is the same in elliptical galaxies as in the Milky Way.
Objects in space that have just a little more mass than brown dwarfs are called red dwarf stars. Red dwarfs may not be much larger than brown dwarfs, but that small increase in size makes a big difference.
"So the prevailing scenario, at least at Ohio State right now, is that the way to make a Type Ia (pronounced 1-A) supernova is by having two white dwarf stars interacting -- colliding even.
White dwarf stars are the remaining cores of red giants after they die and shed their outer layers.
They are orbiting a red dwarf star named K2-239, which is located some 160 light years away from us in the constellation of the Sextant.
Since red dwarf stars live much longer than Sun-like stars, this discovery raises the interesting possibility that life on such a planet would be much older and more evolved than life on Earth.
One of the 15 newly discovered planets was found orbiting one of the brightest red dwarf stars, called K2-155, located about 200 light years away from Earth.
London, September 28 ( ANI ): The supernova explosion of the year 1006 - the brightest stellar event ever recorded in history - was probably caused by the merger of two white dwarf stars, scientists have found.
The cause of SNR 0509-67.5 can be explained best by two tightly orbiting white dwarf stars spiraling closer and closer until they collided and exploded.
Dwarf stars such as GJ 436, which is less than half the sun's mass, are the most common stars.
Since supernovae occur when the exploding white dwarf stars reach a specific mass, the ensuing brightness is the same and can, therefore, be used as a standard.