a band to tie or buckle around the body (usually at the waist)
endless loop of flexible material between two rotating shafts or pulleys
ammunition (usually of small caliber) loaded in flexible linked strips for use in a machine gun
a vigorous blow; "the sudden knock floored him"; "he took a bash right in his face"; "he got a bang on the head"
an elongated region where a specific condition or characteristic is found; "a belt of high pressure"
a path or strip (as cut by one course of mowing)
fasten with a belt; "belt your trousers"
deliver a blow to; "He belted his opponent"
sing loudly and forcefully
the act of hitting vigorously; "he gave the table a whack"
a very wealthy or powerful businessman; "an oil baron"
a member of the Muslim dynasty that ruled India until 1857
a bump on a ski slope
a wealthy man (especially one who made his fortune in the Orient)
a governor in India during the Mogul empire
give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of; "List the states west of the Mississippi"
mention and identify by name; "name your accomplices!"
make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property; "Many senators were named in connection with the scandal"; "The almanac identifies the auspicious months"
assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to; "They named their son David"; "The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader"
by the sanction or authority of; "halt in the name of the law"
create and charge with a task or function; "nominate a committee"
a language unit by which a person or thing is known; "his name really is George Washington"; "those are two names for the same thing"
charge with a function; charge to be; "She was named
a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
mark with an asterisk; "Linguists star unacceptable sentences"
be the star in a performance
feature as the star; "The movie stars Dustin Hoffman as an autistic man"
indicating the most important performer or role; "the leading man"; "prima ballerina"; "prima donna"; "a star figure skater"; "the starring role"; "a stellar role"; "a stellar performance"
the topology of a network whose components are connected to a hub
a star-shaped character * used in printing
(astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior
any celestial body visible (as a point of light) from the Earth at night
a performer who receives prominent billing
an actor who plays a principal role
a plane figure with 5 or more points; often used as an emblem
an important or influential (and often overbearing) person