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  • noun A dwarf star, ranging in mass from one-tenth to one-half the mass of the sun, whose relatively cool surface temperature makes it appear red-orange in color.

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  • noun astronomy A small, relatively cool star of the main sequence; most stars in the Milky Way are red dwarfs.

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  • noun a small, old, relatively cool star; approximately 100 times the mass of Jupiter


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    September 22, 2008