Big Dipper

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Synonyms for Big Dipper

a group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major

elevated railway in an amusement park (usually with sharp curves and steep inclines)

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One constellation is the Big Dipper in the northern sky.
In the winter months, the Big Dipper handle hangs like an icicle low on the horizon.
Big Dippers marks Jimmy's first comedy role for some time after a slew of much darker parts.
TUESDAY Big Dippers (ITV1, 9pm) A comedy drama in which James Nesbitt plays a small-time crook who finds a briefcase containing pounds 2m.
The Ulsterman spent the day in the town filming Big Dippers, a one-off ITV1 comedy due to be broadcast next year.
Cold Feet star James Nesbitt (wearing red jacket) has been in Rhyl shooting scenes for his ITV comedy Big Dippers
Then I start a film, Big Dippers, for ITV and I have a Danny Boyle film, Millions, coming out soon.