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stele

(stē′lē, stēl)
n.
1. also stela (stē′lə)pl. steles also ste·lae (-lē) An upright stone or slab with an inscribed or sculptured surface, used as a monument or as a commemorative tablet in the face of a building.
2. stele (stēl, stē′lē) The primary vascular tissue in the stem or root of a vascular plant, consisting of the xylem and phloem together with supporting tissues, such as pith.

ste′lar (-lər) adj.
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Paul went on to call STELAR, set to fade into the ether at the end of 2019, "anobsolete law whose rationale for existence no longer exists."
ATVA also believes that allowing STELAR to expire will also end the FCC's authority to enforce its "good faith" rules in regard to retransmission consent.
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The elaborate stelar architecture of Equisetum and of extant species of the Calamitales is unlike that of any other vascular plant (Bierhorst, 1971).
"As many as 870,000 satellite subscribers, many in the most rural areas of the country, will lose access to broadcast channels if Congress fails to reauthorize STELAR," ATVA claims, offering no explanation as to why it believes so, considering the NAB's argument against it.
In anticipation of the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Tuesday hearing "STELAR Review: Protecting Consumers in an Evolving Media Marketplace," whichRBR+TVBRfirst shared with readers on Wednesday, the ATVA is asking Congress "to truly protect consumers by also addressing broken retransmission consent laws."
The cell layer in which roots are initiated apparently varies among species, from the immediate meristematic precursors of endodermis and outer stelar tissues (see von Guttenberg, 1966) or of the outer cortex (Stevenson, 1976a).
This followed the late March action by Maine's two Senators to formally express their concern about the reauthorization of STELAR, and its distant signal provisions.
The Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act Reauthorization (STELAR) has received plenty of pans across Capitol Hill in recent months.