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Definition 1: heavy-bodied marine bottom-lurkers with eyes on flattened top of the head - [noun denoting animal]

(stargazer is a kind of ...) any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes

(... is a member of stargazer) stargazers

Definition 2: a physicist who studies astronomy - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for stargazer in the sense of this definition

(stargazer is a kind of ...) a scientist trained in physics

(... is a kind of stargazer ) an astronomer who studies the physical properties of celestial bodies

(... is a kind of stargazer ) an astronomer who studies the evolution and space-time relations of the universe

(... is an instance of stargazer) United States astronomer who discovered the planet Pluto (1906-1997)

(... is an instance of stargazer) United States astronomer (1835-1909)

(... is an instance of stargazer) German mathematician and astronomer (1436-1476)

(... is an instance of stargazer) United States astronomer who studied sunspots and nebulae (1818-1889)

(... is an instance of stargazer) United States astronomer whose studies of Mars led him to conclude that Mars was inhabited (1855-1916)

(... is an instance of stargazer) English astronomer who pioneered radio astronomy (born in 1913)

(... is an instance of stargazer) French mathematician and astronomer who formulated the nebular hypothesis concerning the origins of the solar system and who developed the theory of probability (1749-1827)

(... is an instance of stargazer) United States astronomer and aviation pioneer who invented the bolometer and contributed to the design of early aircraft (1834-1906)

(... is an instance of stargazer) United States astronomer (born in the Netherlands) who studied the solar system and suggested in 1951 that there is a belt of comet-like debris at the edge of the solar system (1905-1973)

(... is an instance of stargazer) Persian poet and mathematician and astronomer whose poetry was popularized by Edward Fitzgerald's translation (1050-1123)

(... is an instance of stargazer) Dutch astronomer who proved that the galaxy is rotating and proposed the existence of the Oort cloud (1900-1992)

(... is an instance of stargazer) a presocratic Greek philosopher and astronomer (who predicted an eclipse in 585 BC) who was said by Aristotle to be the founder of physical science; he held that all things originated in water (624-546 BC)

(... is an instance of stargazer) Dutch astronomer who calculated the size of the universe and suggested that it is expanding (1872-1934)

(... is an instance of stargazer) United States astronomer (1885-1972)

(... is an instance of stargazer) Italian astronomer who first noted lines (which he called canals) on the surface of Mars (1835-1910)

(... is an instance of stargazer) United States astronomer who developed a theory of stellar evolution (1877-1957)

(... is an instance of stargazer) United States astronomer said to have built the first telescope made in America; also the first director of the United States Mint (1732-1796)

(... is an instance of stargazer) Alexandrian astronomer (of the 2nd century) who proposed a geocentric system of astronomy that was undisputed until the late Renaissance

(... is an instance of stargazer) United States mathematician and astronomer remembered for his studies of Uranus and Saturn and Neptune (1809-1880)

(... is an instance of stargazer) German astronomer who first stated laws of planetary motion (1571-1630)

(... is an instance of stargazer) Greek philosopher and astronomer; she invented the astrolabe (370-415)

(... is an instance of stargazer) an Egyptian polymath (born in Iraq) whose research in geometry and optics was influential into the 17th century; established experiments as the norm of proof in physics (died in 1040)

(... is an instance of stargazer) a presocratic Greek philosopher and student of Thales who believed the universal substance to be infinity rather than something resembling ordinary objects (611-547 BC)

(... is an instance of stargazer) an ancient Greek astronomer who was one of the first to propose a heliocentric theory of the universe (circa 270 BC)

(... is an instance of stargazer) German mathematician and astronomer who made accurate measurements of stellar distances and who predicted the existence on an 8th planet (1784-1846)

(... is an instance of stargazer) United States mathematician and astronomer noted for his works on navigation (1773-1838)

(... is an instance of stargazer) Danish astronomer whose observations of the planets provided the basis for Kepler's laws of planetary motion (1546-1601)

(... is an instance of stargazer) Polish astronomer who produced a workable model of the solar system with the sun in the center (1473-1543)

(... is an instance of stargazer) English astronomer remembered for his popular elucidation of relativity theory (1882-1944)

(... is an instance of stargazer) Greek mathematician and astronomer who estimated the circumference of the earth and the distances to the Moon and sun (276-194 BC)

(... is an instance of stargazer) Italian astronomer and mathematician who was the first to use a telescope to study the stars; demonstrated that different weights descend at the same rate; perfected the refracting telescope that enabled him to make many discoveries (1564-1642)

(... is an instance of stargazer) English astronomer who pioneered spectroscopic analysis in astronomy and who discovered the red shift (1824-1910)

(... is an instance of stargazer) Greek astronomer and mathematician who discovered the precession of the equinoxes and made the first known star chart and is said to have invented trigonometry (second century BC)

(... is an instance of stargazer) English astronomer (son of William Herschel) who extended the catalogue of stars to the southern hemisphere and did pioneering work in photography (1792-1871)

(... is an instance of stargazer) English astronomer (born in Germany) who discovered infrared light and who catalogued the stars and discovered the planet Uranus (1738-1822)

(... is an instance of stargazer) English astronomer who used Newton's laws of motion to predict the period of a comet (1656-1742)

(... is an instance of stargazer) United States astronomer who discovered Phobos and Deimos (the two satellites of Mars) (1829-1907)

(... is an instance of stargazer) United States astronomer who discovered that sunspots are associated with strong magnetic fields (1868-1938)

(... is an instance of stargazer) Swedish astronomer who devised the centigrade thermometer (1701-1744)

(stargazer belongs to category ...) the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole

Definition 3: someone indifferent to the busy world - [noun denoting person]

Samples where stargazer or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • in the Odyssey Homer tells of lotus-eaters who live in dreamy indolence

Synonyms for stargazer in the sense of this definition

(stargazer is a kind of ...) someone who indulges in idle or absentminded daydreaming

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