a genus of corals forming small, encrusting colonies, found in shallow waters off both coasts of the U.S.
Next come the Madreporians, of which our Astrangia, to be described hereafter, may be cited as an example.
Seaside Studies in Natural History Elizabeth Cabot Cary Agassiz
an abnormal fear of thunder and lightning. noun a fear of thunder and lightning noun See brontophobia astraphobia as·tra·pho·bi·a (ās’trə-fō’bē-ə) n. An abnormal fear of lightning and thunder.
to bind fast; constrain. to bind morally or legally. verb (transitive) (archaic) to bind, confine, or constrict
astrex Advanced Space Structures Technology Research Experiment
to bind fast; constrain. to bind morally or legally. Historical Examples astriction, as-trik′shun, n. a binding or contraction: restriction. Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various astriction to the soil was at once the foundation and the symbol of that serfdom. Pilgrimage from the Alps to the Tiber James Aitken Wylie verb […]