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Definition of "astral" []

  • Of, relating to, emanating from, or resembling the stars. (adjective)
  • Biology Of, relating to, or shaped like the mitotic aster; star-shaped. (adjective)
  • Of or relating to a supersensible body believed by theosophists to coexist with and survive the death of the human physical body: an astral body; astral projection. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "astral" in a sentence
  • "While in astral projecting, one may leave the body in one point of time and send the consciousness to another, there is still a linear traveling from set point A to set point B."
  • "One of my friends believed fiercely in astral travel and "operating at a distance" (telekinesis on things outside your visual range; I presume he believed in simple telekinesis as well)."
  • "He further believes in astral projection … an a couple of other ummmm … non-scientific ideas."