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asteria

(æsˈtɪərɪə)
n
(Minerals) a gemstone with a bright star-like effect in the middle
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It was the tire of a brilliant wheel, an asteria enclosing the disc with its silver tentacles, an enormous eye filled with flames, a glory carved for Pluto's head, a star launched by the Creator's hand, and crushed against the face of the moon!
Also she bare Asteria of happy name, whom Perses once led to his great house to be called his dear wife.
I suspect that the authoress in her mind makes Telemachus come back from Pylos to the Lilybaean promontory and thence to Trapani through the strait between the Isola Grande and the mainland--the island of Asteria being the one on which Motya afterwards stood.
Regional director Asteria Caberte said: "We are prioritizing 250 barangays in the region for 2019; 39 for Bohol and 98 for Siquijor."
DTI regional chief Asteria Caberte said the price freeze would be in effect for at least 60 days.
Asteria. Seraph Brass: Mary Elizabeth Bowden and Amy McCabe, trumpets; Rachel Velvikis, horn; Hana Beloglavec, trombone; Joana Ross Hersey, tuba.
DMCI Homes' delivery of the 11 buildings will mark the completion of three ongoing residential condominium projects: Brio Tower, Asteria Residences and Mirea Residences.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-January 29, 2018-Business Capital secures financing for ECS Learning acquisition by Asteria
The two languages, Greek and Turkish, will bring to life the new childrens' book Apo Ti Gi Mexri Ta Asteria / Dunyalar Kadar (From the Ground up to the Stars) on Saturday.
Significantly reducing DLQI at 12 weeks in ASTERIA I (-10.3 vs -6.1), ASTERIA II (-10.2 vs -6.1) and GLACIAL (-9.7 vs -5.1), corresponding to a 74%, 78% and 73% reduction vs baseline.
Handel paces it magically, building tension slowly through the three acts to the powerful and moving final scene, in which Bajazet bids farewell to his daughter, Asteria. This kind olheart-breaking emotion had rarely been seen in opera before.