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[ih-stel] /ɪˈstɛl/
a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “star.”.
Also, Estella
[ih-stel-uh] /ɪˈstɛl ə/ (Show IPA)
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Estelle looked at them but, strange to say, there was no look of recognition in her eyes.

  • She noticed how sensitive and excitable Estelle was growing.

  • "Tell me," said Estelle more quietly, getting a grip on herself.

    The Runaway Skyscraper Murray Leinster
  • Estelle became frightened, and Georgie begged for a return to daylight.

  • Estelle clenched her hands tightly and took a grip on herself.

    The Runaway Skyscraper Murray Leinster
  • She might tell Estelle, and then it would be sure to leak out.

  • Jack turned his back, and Estelle put her arms round his neck, with a frightened glance at the ledge.

Estelle in Technology

A Pascal extension for formal specification of computer network protocols. Protocols are described by modules which are communicating NFAs. Modules are arranged in a dynamic hierarchy and communicate at named interaction points.
EstPC ( Compiles Estelle into C. petdingo Translates Estelle into C++
Adopted by ITU-T. ISO 9074 (1989).
["The Formal Description Technique Estelle", M. Diaz et al eds, N-H 1989].
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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