Asterism

Definition of Asterism

As`ter`ism
n.1.(Astron.) A constellation.
2.(Printing) An asterisk, or mark of reference.
3.(Crystallog.) An optical property of some crystals which exhibit a star-shaped by reflected light, as star sapphire, or by transmitted light, as some mica.

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mineralogy, star
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Astarte
Astate
Astatic
Astatic pair
Astatically
Astaticism
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Astatki
Astay
Asteism
Astel
Aster
Asteraceae
Asterias
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Asteridian
Asterioidea
Asterion
Asteriscus
Asterisk
-Asterism-
asterismal
Astern
Asternal
Asteroid
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Asterolepis
Asterope
Asterophyllite
Astert
Asthenia
Asthenic
Asthenopia
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astheny
Asthma
Asthma paper
Asthmatic
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Astigmatism
Astipulate
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