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anachronistic anachronistic
/ə ˌnæ krə ˈnɪ stɪk /

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  • asterisk asterisk  /ˈæ stə rɪsk/ ?  a star-shaped character * used in printing

    asterisk meaning(s) 

    1. (n) a star-shaped character * used in printing
    2. (v) mark with an asterisk

    Synonym(s)

    asterisk usage(s)

    1. The recommended procedure is to read each footnote as its asterisk, dagger or double asterisk appears.
    2. There is a rather large asterisk on the new data, however, the result of an ongoing effort to more narrowly define who is actually considered homeless.
  • asterisked asterisked  marked with an asterisk
  • asterism asterism  /ˈæs tə rɪ zəm/ ?  (mineralogy) a star-shaped figure with six rays that is seen in some…
  • asterismal asterismal  relating to asterisms or constellations
  • astern astern  /əs ˈtɜrn/ ?  stern foremost or backward
  • asternal asternal  not connected to the sternum or breastbone
  • asteroid asteroid  /ˈæ stə ˌrɔ ɪd/ ?  any of numerous small celestial bodies composed of rock and metal…
  • asteroid belt asteroid belt  the region of interplanetary space between Mars and Jupiter where most…
  • asteroidal asteroidal  of or relating to or resembling an asteroid
  • asteroidea asteroidea  sea stars
  • asterope asterope  (Greek mythology) one of the 7 Pleiades
  • asthenia asthenia  /æs ˈθi njə/ ?  an abnormal loss of strength
  • asthenic asthenic  /æs ˈθɛ nɪk/ ?  lacking strength or vigor
  • asthenic type asthenic type  slender, weak, and lightweight
  • asthenopia asthenopia  a tiredness of the eyes caused by prolonged close work by a person with an…
  • asthenosphere asthenosphere  the lower layer of the crust
  • astheny astheny  an abnormal loss of strength
  • asthma asthma  /ˈæz mə/ ?  respiratory disorder characterized by wheezing; usually of allergic origin
  • asthma attack asthma attack  respiratory disorder characterized by wheezing; usually of allergic origin
  • asthmatic asthmatic  /æz ˈmæ tɪk/ ?  a person suffering from asthma
  • astigmatic astigmatic  /ˌæs tɪɡ ˈmæ tɪk/ ?  of or relating to a defect in the eye or in a lens caused by…
  • astigmatism astigmatism  /ə ˈstɪɡ mə ˌtɪ zəm/ ?  (ophthalmology) impaired eyesight resulting usually from…
  • astigmia astigmia  (ophthalmology) impaired eyesight resulting usually from irregular conformation…
  • astilbe astilbe  any plant of the genus Astilbe having compound leaves and showy panicles of tiny…
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