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astral

1. relating to, proceeding from, consisting of, or resembling the stars
2. Biology of or relating to the aster occurring in dividing cells
3. Theosophy denoting or relating to a supposed supersensible substance believed to form the material of a second body for each person, taking the form of an aura discernible to certain gifted individuals

astral

[′as·trəl]
(astronomy)
Characteristic of a specific star or stars; stellar is the accepted term.

Astral

(language)
A programming language based on Pascal, never implemented.

["ASTRAL: A Structured and Unified Approach to Database Design and Manipulation", T. Amble et al, in Proc of the Database Architecture Conf, Venice, June 1979].
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