Word of the Day: ASTERISM

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Word of the Day: ASTERISM (12D: Constellation) — n.
  1. Printing. Three asterisks in a triangular formation used to call attention to a following passage.
  2. Astronomy. A cluster of stars smaller than a constellation.[ed. so ... NOT a [Constellation] ...]
  3. Mineralogy. A six-rayed starlike figure optically produced in some crystal structures by reflected or transmitted light.”

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