stardate etymology

English word stardate comes from English date, English star

Detailed word origin of stardate

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date English (eng) The date palm.. The fruit of the date palm, Phoenix dactylifera, somewhat in the shape of an olive, containing a soft, sweet pulp and enclosing a hard kernel. (intransitive) To become old, especially in such a way as to fall out of fashion, become less appealing or attractive, etc.. (intransitive, with from) To have beginning; to begin; to be dated or reckoned.. (reciprocal, by extension) To [...]
star English (eng) (acting) An actor in a leading role.. (astrology) A planet supposed to influence one's destiny.. (geometry) A concave polygon with regular, pointy protrusions and indentations, generally with five or six points.. (printing) An asterisk (*).. (star) A luminous celestial body, made up of plasma (particularly hydrogen and helium) and having a spherical shape. Depending on context the sun may or [...]
stardate English (eng) (science fiction) A date according to the fictional system of time measurement developed for Star Trek.