Tom was quiet for a moment, and then added, "Same here, astro."
astro and Roger followed, dragging their feet and rubbing their eyes.
astro wanted the advantage of the first kick at the ball while the mercury tube inside was still quiet.
"Well, it's not that we're against speeches," ventured astro.
They went directly to the power deck where astro was waiting for them, the Geiger counter in his hand.
Corbett, you and astro go back to the shack and give Roger a hand.
"There are still some things I don't understand," said astro.
"Nothing to worry about," he said, as astro rushed to his side.
"Maybe you're trying to make it too small, astro," commented Connel, looking over the drawing.
astro climbed to the top section while Hawks took the lower.
element active in English word formation from mid-18c. and meaning "star or celestial body; outer space," from Greek astro-, stem and comb. form of astron "star," related to aster "star" (see star (n.)). In ancient Greek, aster typically was "a star" and astron mostly in plural, "the stars." In singular it mostly meant "Sirius" (the brightest star).
A prefix that means "star" (as in astrophysics), "celestial body" (as in astronomy), or "outer space" (as in astronaut).