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Asterism

As`ter`ism
n.1.(Astron.) A constellation.
2.(Printing) An asterisk, or mark of reference.
3.(Crystallog.) An optical property of some crystals which exhibit a star-shaped by reflected light, as star sapphire, or by transmitted light, as some mica.
Noun1.asterism - (mineralogy) a six-rayed star-shaped figure seen in some crystal structures under reflected or transmitted light
2.asterism - (astronomy) a cluster of stars (or a small constellation)
mineralogy, star
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Aster shortii
Aster tripolium
Aster turbinellis
Asteraceae
astereognosis
Asterias
Asteriated
asterid dicot family
asterid dicot genus
Asteridae
Asteridian
Asterioidea
Asterion
Asteriscus
Asterisk
asterisked
-- Asterism --
asterismal
asterix
Astern
Asternal
Asteroid
asteroid belt
Asteroidal
Asteroidea
Asterolepis
Asterope
Asterophyllite
Asters
Astert
Asthenia
Asthenic
asthenic type
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