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Definition of the noun Astration

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  1. [physics, astronomy] The conversion of one element or isotope into another, by nuclear reactions, in the interior of a star.

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Google previewCastration and Culture in the Middle Ages (2013)

by Larissa Tracy

CHAPTER 1 Raised Voices: The Archaeology ofCastration1 Kathryn Reusch astration is a topic that both repels and interests, provoking profound feelings of horror and intrigue. Castrates have filled many roles: musician, singer, clergyman , ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Astronomy (2009)

by John Daintith, William Gould

astration /ass-tray-shŏn/ The continual a b c d A C B D ASTRO–E2 cycling of material from the INTERSTELLAR MEDIUM into stars.

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary of Astronomy (1985)

by Valerie Illingworth

astration. The continual cycling of material from the * interstellar medium into stars and back again, which steadily enriches the galaxies with elements heavier than hydrogen. ASTRO-B. Pre-launch name of the ...

Google previewAn Universal Etymological English Dictionary Comprehending the Derivations of the Generality of Words in the English Tongue, ... and Also a Brief and Clear Explication of All Difficult Words Derived from Any of the Aforefaid Languages; ... Together with a Large Collection and Explication of Words and Phrases Us'd in Our Ancient Statutes, ... By N. Bailey (1724)

ASTRATION, *Castrating or Geld; a taking away the Tefticles of any ature. L. > NSTREL, a Hawk. CASUAL, [cafuel, F. of casualis, L.] è: :. chance, accidental. - SASUALTY, an unforeseen Accident, : falls, out meerly by Chance. CASUALTY ...

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2001)

by Edward Boden

(See under ASTRATION.) There is no question that bull beef is a more economic proposition. Feed conversion efficiency is improved, daily weight gain increased and fat deposit reduced compared with steers or heifers. Bull beef is more ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Astronomy (2012)

by Ian Ridpath

astration The cycle in which interstellar material forms into stars, is enriched with heavy elements as a result of nuclear ...

Google previewA dictionary of the English language, compiled from Dr. Johnson; with the addition of words since familiarized to us ... and a comprehensive view of English grammar. The seventh edition (1806)

by Samuel Johnson

astration, s. a purification by water. as're, s. brightness; renown ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1890)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature

Accordiug Jo the usual order the proceedings of an ecclesia were commenced by a 1 astration or ceremonial purification of the place of assembly. The victims sacrificed were usually sucking pigs, whose Mood was sprinkled round the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1805)

In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, and Illustrated in Their Different Significations, by Examples from the Best Writers, to which are Prefixed a History of the Language, and an English Grammar by Samuel Johnson

X'astration. a. Effeminacy ; womanish qualities ; unmanly softness. To Emba'li. <v.a. [embaUer ...

Google previewCyclopaedia, Or an Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences... by Ephraïm Chambers (1743)

by Ephraïm Chambers

See ASTRATION. It is performed, by cutting them in the mid flank, on the lest side, with a sharp knife or lancct, taking out the utems and cutting it off, and so stitching up the wound, anointing the sore with tar, and keeping the animal warm for ...

Google previewAn American Dictionary of the English Language (1850)

Containing the Whole Vocabulary of the First Edition ... by Noah Webster, Noah Porter

'astration. Cocltcrani.

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Astration Meaning

Video shows what astration means. In the galactic cycle of matter, the incorporation of matter into a stellar interior during star formation, especially when referring ...

Scrabble value of A1S1T1R1A1T1I1O1N1

The value of this 9-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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