Aster

Asters are beautiful perennials that are found wild in North America and southern Europe. These plants range in height with the different varieties; some may be as small as 12 inches or as tall as 5 feet. These plants bloom during the summer and fall. A. lateriflorus 'Delight' is a spreading plant, growing up to 4 feet with a spread of 3 feet. It h
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ASTER

acronym: Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection (radiometer)
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ASTER

acronym: Atmosphere-Surface Turbulent Exchange Research (formerly ITIR)
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aster

[n] - any of various chiefly fall-blooming herbs of the genus Aster with showy daisylike flowers 2. [n] - star-shaped structure formed in the cytoplasm of a cell having fibers like rays that surround the centrosome during mitosis
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ASTER

Association Francophone de Stérilisation
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aster

Star-shaped cluster of microtubules radiating from the polar microtubule organizing centre at the start of mitosis.
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Aster

As'ter (ăs'tẽr) noun [ Latin aster aster, star, Greek 'asth`r star. See Star .] 1. (Botany) A genus of herbs with compound white or bluish flowers; starwort; Michaelmas daisy. 2. (Floriculture) A plant of the genus Callistephus
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Aster

As'ter noun (Biol.) A star- shaped figure of achromatic substance found chiefly in cells dividing by mitosis.
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aster

<cell biology> Star shaped cluster of microtubules radiating from the polar microtubule organising centre at the start of mitosis. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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aster

noun star-shaped structure formed in the cytoplasm of a cell having fibers like rays that surround the centrosome during mitosis
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aster

noun any of various chiefly fall-blooming herbs of the genus Aster with showy daisylike flowers
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aster

(as´tәr) a structure occurring in dividing cells, composed of microtubules radiating from each pair of centrioles. The two asters are the poles of the spindle apparatus. Asters separating in prophase of mitosis.
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Aster

• (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 substance found chiefly in cells dividing by mitos
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Aster

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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Aster

[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 Aster Engineering Co (1913) Ltd and during the First
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Aster

[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-cylinder chassis at the 1907 Paris Salon. Among the comp
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Aster

[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 missiles differ only in the size of their booster - tota
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Aster

[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, Ionactis, Oligoneuron, Oreostemma, Sericocarpus
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aster

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

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 pretty purple flower. Asters generally flower late in
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Aster

Aster is a cultivated variety of potato.
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aster

Type: Term Pronunciation: as′ter Synonyms: astrosphere
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aster

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 nova-belgii). (Genus ...
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Aster

[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, Metaphase, Anaphase, and Telophase. During prophase,
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Aster

[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 space. The New Aster font family offers a few distingu
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