star system

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star system (plural star systems)

  1. (astronomy) A group of stars (and possibly smaller bodies such as planets or asteroids) that orbit one another.
  2. (film) A method of creating, promoting and exploiting movie stars in cinema, emphasizing on their images rather than acting.

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Systems with planetary bodies orbiting stars are referred to as “solar systems” or “planetary systems”.

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