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AS'TRAL, a. [L. astrum; Gr. a star.]

Belonging to the stars; starry.



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AS'TRAL, a. [L. astrum; Gr. a star.]

Belonging to the stars; starry.

AS'TRAL, a. [L. astrum; Gr. αςηρ, a star.]

Belonging to the stars; starry.


As"tral
  1. Pertaining to, coming from, or resembling, the stars; starry; starlike.

    Shines only with an astral luster.
    I. Taylor.

    Some astral forms I must invoke by prayer.
    Dryden.

    Astral lamp, an Argand lamp so constructed that no shadow is cast upon the table by the flattened ring-shaped reservoir in which the oil is contained. -- Astral spirits, spirits formerly supposed to live in the heavenly bodies or the aërial regions, and represented in the Middle Ages as fallen angels, spirits of the dead, or spirits originating in fire.

  2. Of or pertaining to an aster; as, astral rays; astral sphere.
  3. Consisting of, belonging to, or designating, a kind of supersensible substance alleged to be next above the tangible world in refinement; as, astral spirits; astral bodies of persons; astral current.
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Astral

AS'TRAL, adjective [Latin astrum; Gr. a star.]

Belonging to the stars; starry.

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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ANTANAGO'GE, n. antanago'gy. [Gr. against, and a taking up.]

In rhetoric, a figure which consists in replying to an adversary, by way of recrimination; as, when the accusation of one party is unanswerable, the accused person charges him with the same or other crime.

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