• (n.) A plant of the genus Callistephus. Many varieties (called China asters, German asters, etc.) are cultivated for their handsome compound flowers. • (n.) A genus of herbs with compound white or bluish flowers; starwort; Michaelmas daisy. • (n.) A star-shaped figure of achromatic ...
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Aster is a English girl name. The meaning of the name is `Star ` The name Aster doesn`t appear In the US top 1000 most common names over de last 128 years. The name Aster seems to be unique!
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[automobile] The Aster was an English automobile manufactured from 1922 to 1930. The companies car roots can be traced to 1899 when Begbie Manufacturing of Wembley, in north London became British licensees of the French Aster company making mainly stationary engines . In 1913 they became Ast...
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[auto parts company] Aster was a French manufacturer of automobile parts; from 1900 to 1910 the company produced chassis, though it is not known if they built complete cars. The firm whose full name was Ateliers de Construction Mecanique l`Aster from St. Denis (Seine) exhibited a four-cylind...
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[missile family] Aster is a family of surface-to-air missiles manufactured by Eurosam, a European consortium consisting of MBDA France, MBDA Italy (combined 66%) and the Thales Group (33%). ==Overview== The Aster family was developed to perform three distinct missions: Aster 15 and 30 missil...
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[genus] The genus Aster is now generally restricted to the Old World species, with Aster amellus being the type species of the genus, as well as of the family Asteraceae. The New World species have now been reclassified in the genera Almutaster, Canadanthus, Doellingeria, Eucephalus, Eurybia...
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aster [Gr.,=star], common name for the Asteraceae (Compositae), the aster family, in North America, name for plants of the genus Aster, sometimes called wild asters, and for a related plant more correctly called China aster (Callistephus chinensis), all members of the family Asteraceae (aster or com...
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Aster is a genus of plants of the natural order Compositae, comprehending several hundred species, mostly natives of North America, although others are widely distributed. Many are cultivated as ornamental plants. One, Aster Tripolium, is native in Britain, and is found in salt marshes, having a pre...
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Aster is a cultivated variety of potato.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: as′ter Synonyms: astrosphere
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Any plant of a large group belonging to the same subfamily as the daisy. All asters have starlike flowers with yellow centres and outer rays (not petals) varying from blue and purple to white. Asters come in many sizes. Many are cultivated as garden flowers, including the Michaelmas daisy (Aster ...
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[cell biology] An aster is a cellular structure shaped like a star, formed around each centrosome during mitosis in an animal cell. Astral rays, composed of microtubules, radiate from the centrosphere and look like a cloud. During mitosis, there are four stages of cell division: Prophase, Me...
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[typeface] The Aster typeface (originated in Italy) was designed originally in 1958 by Francesco Simoncini for Simoncini to be used in newspapers and books. This typeface is designed fairly wide with detailed and delicate serifs, it also has short ascenders and descenders for economy of spac...
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