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am·phi·as·ter

(am'fē-as'ter),
The double-star figure formed by the two astrospheres and their connecting spindle fibers during mitosis.
Synonym(s): diaster
[amphi- + G. astēr, star]

diaster

(di?as'ter) [di- + aster]
A double star figure formed during mitosis. Synonym: amphiaster

diaster

a stage in MITOSIS when the divided chromosomes arrange themselves into two clumps, one near each pole of the spindle.
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The funds are the fourth highest amount ever raised by an appeal in the 50-year history of the Diasters Emergency Committee, which is made up of 14 charities.
It will enable the deployment of high-performance SANs spanning multiple remote physical locations and make possible new types of SAN applications that previously could not be implemented over long distances, including diaster recovery, remote data replication, remote data backup, and digital content distribution.
On the collective farm, Lena is cursed and persecuted as a Jew: "It's a diaster: even in the Soviet Union, anti-Semitism holds sway, twenty-six years after the October Revolution!
But very few insurers thought about aggregating liabilities that might materialize out of a man-made diaster. The development of address-based systems that indicate multiple capacity commitments within the same building or structure are as much needed today as were probabilistic catastrophe-simulation models 10 years ago.
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To measure trauma symptoms, the investigators used the 24-item self report Kauai Recovery Inventory (KRI) adapted for elementary schoolchildren, which included items about intrusive reexperiencing of the diaster, avoidance of reminders, and arousal symptoms, such as hypervigilance and irritability--all indicators of posttraumatic stress.
RESIDENTS who lived in fear of flooding in the Conwy Valley have been assured a scheme to reduce their risk has protected them from a record-breaking diaster.
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A problem with a number of existing business continuity solutions is that it only provides one recovery point-the one right before the diaster occurred.
"There is a potential for diaster in the teaching profession just as there is a potential for good."
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