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Star (Shape)

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A star shape is a flat polygon, meaning it has multiple sides. It has multiple points, from three and above, radiating out equally from the center.

A commonly used star is a pentagon, having five points. The first part of the name, penta..., is from the Greek word meaning "five."


Other meanings[edit | edit source]

  • Stars are also used in star ratings of products, with a range from 1 star (low) to 5 stars (high)
  • Top-billed actor in a stage or entertainment production