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Noun: asterisk  'as-tu,risk
  1. A star-shaped character * used in printing
    - star
Verb: asterisk  'as-tu,risk
  1. Mark with an asterisk
    "Linguists asterisk unacceptable sentences";
    - star

Derived forms: asterisks, asterisking, asterisked

Type of: character, graph, grapheme, graphic symbol, mark

Encyclopedia: Asterisk