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as·tral  audio  (strl) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
  1. Of, relating to, emanating from, or resembling the stars.
  2. Biology Of, relating to, or shaped like the mitotic aster; star-shaped.
  3. Of or relating to a supersensible body believed by theosophists to coexist with and survive the death of the human physical body: an astral body; astral projection.

ETYMOLOGY:
Late Latin astrlis, from Latin astrum, star, from Greek astron; see ster-3 in Indo-European roots

OTHER FORMS:
astral·ly(Adverb)


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