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astral astral
/ˈæ strəl /


  • substantive substantive  /ˈsəb stən tɪv/ ?  having a firm basis in reality and being therefore important,…

    substantive meaning(s) 

    1. (adj) having a firm basis in reality and being therefore important, meaningful, or considerable
    2. (adj) being on topic and prompting thought
    3. (adj) defining rights and duties as opposed to giving the rules by which rights and duties are established
    4. (n) any word or group of words functioning as a noun


    substantive usage(s)

    1. Whether Mr Blake is a fake or not will be proved when he faces substantive policy questions.
    2. It is not about making an appearance of being sincere but about doing something substantive.
  • substantive dye substantive dye  dye with a high affinity for cellulose fibers (cotton or rayon etc.)
  • substation substation  /ˈsəb ˌsteɪ ʃən/ ?  a subsidiary station where electricity is transformed for distribution…
  • substitutability substitutability  exchangeability by virtue of being replaceable
  • substitutable substitutable  (of words) interchangeable in a given context without changing the import…
  • substitute substitute  /ˈsəb stə ˌtut/ ?  a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another
  • substituting substituting  /ˈsəb stɪ ˌtu tɪŋ/ ?  working as a substitute for someone who is ill or on leave…
  • substitution substitution  /ˌsəb stɪ ˈtu ʃən/ ?  an event in which one thing is substituted for another
  • substitution class substitution class  the class of all items that can be substituted into the same position…
  • substrasta substrasta  a surface on which an organism grows or is attached
  • substrate substrate  /ˈsəb ˌstreɪt/ ?  the substance that is acted upon by an enzyme or ferment
  • substratum substratum  /ˈsəb ˈstrɑ təm/ ?  a surface on which an organism grows or is attached
  • substring substring  a string that is part of a longer string
  • substructure substructure  /ˈsəb ˌstrək tʃə/ ?  the basic structure or features of a system or organization
  • subsume subsume  /səb ˈsjum/ ?  contain or include
  • subsumption subsumption  the premise of a syllogism that contains the minor term (which is the subject…
  • subsurface subsurface  /ˈsəb ˌsɜr fəs/ ?  beneath the surface
  • subsystem subsystem  /ˈsəb ˌsɪ stəm/ ?  a system that is part of some larger system
  • subtend subtend  /səb ˈtɛnd/ ?  be opposite to; of angles and sides, in geometry
  • subterfuge subterfuge  /ˈsəb tər ˌfjudʒ/ ?  something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity
  • subterminal subterminal  near but not precisely at an end
  • subterranean subterranean  /səb tə ˈreɪ ni ən/ ?  being or operating under the surface of the earth
  • subterraneous subterraneous  /ˌsəb tə ˈrɛɪ njəs/ ?  being or operating under the surface of the earth
  • subthalamic nucleus subthalamic nucleus  an oval mass of grey matter located in the caudal part of the…
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