sudden+burst+of+light

  • 1 Light echo — A light echo is a phenomenon observed in astronomy. Analogous to an echo of sound, a light echo is produced when a sudden flash or burst of light, such as that observed in novae, is reflected off a source and arrives at the viewer some time after …

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  • 2 Flash light — Flash Flash, n.; pl. {Flashes}. 1. A sudden burst of light; a flood of light instantaneously appearing and disappearing; a momentary blaze; as, a flash of lightning. [1913 Webster] 2. A sudden and brilliant burst, as of wit or genius; a momentary …

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  • 3 Flashing light — Flash Flash, n.; pl. {Flashes}. 1. A sudden burst of light; a flood of light instantaneously appearing and disappearing; a momentary blaze; as, a flash of lightning. [1913 Webster] 2. A sudden and brilliant burst, as of wit or genius; a momentary …

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  • 4 Gamma ray burst — [ GRB 990123 taken on January 23, 1999. The burst is seen as a bright dot denoted by a square on the left, with an enlarged cutout on the right. The object above it with the finger like filaments is the originating galaxy. This galaxy seems to be …

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  • 5 Out of the Blue (Electric Light Orchestra album) — Out of the Blue Studio album by Electric Light Orchestra Released October 1977 …

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  • 6 Rhodesian Light Infantry — Infobox Military Unit unit name=Rhodesian Light Infantry caption=Cap badge of the Rhodesian Light Infantry. The Queen s crown indicates that it is pre 1970 pattern. country=Rhodesia allegiance=Republic of Rhodesia type=Airborne Commando… …

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  • 7 flash — I. verb Etymology: Middle English flaschen, of imitative origin Date: 13th century intransitive verb 1. rush, dash used of flowing water 2. to break forth in or like a sudden flame or flare 3. a. to appear suddenly < an idea flash …

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  • 8 flash — [[t]flæ̱ʃ[/t]] ♦♦♦ flashes, flashing, flashed 1) N COUNT: usu with supp A flash is a sudden burst of light or of something shiny or bright. A sudden flash of lightning lit everything up for a second... The wire snapped at the wall plug with a… …

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  • 9 bulletin — Flash Flash, n.; pl. {Flashes}. 1. A sudden burst of light; a flood of light instantaneously appearing and disappearing; a momentary blaze; as, a flash of lightning. [1913 Webster] 2. A sudden and brilliant burst, as of wit or genius; a momentary …

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  • 10 Flash — Flash, n.; pl. {Flashes}. 1. A sudden burst of light; a flood of light instantaneously appearing and disappearing; a momentary blaze; as, a flash of lightning. [1913 Webster] 2. A sudden and brilliant burst, as of wit or genius; a momentary… …

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  • 11 Flash in the pan — Flash Flash, n.; pl. {Flashes}. 1. A sudden burst of light; a flood of light instantaneously appearing and disappearing; a momentary blaze; as, a flash of lightning. [1913 Webster] 2. A sudden and brilliant burst, as of wit or genius; a momentary …

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  • 12 Flashes — Flash Flash, n.; pl. {Flashes}. 1. A sudden burst of light; a flood of light instantaneously appearing and disappearing; a momentary blaze; as, a flash of lightning. [1913 Webster] 2. A sudden and brilliant burst, as of wit or genius; a momentary …

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  • 13 news flash — Flash Flash, n.; pl. {Flashes}. 1. A sudden burst of light; a flood of light instantaneously appearing and disappearing; a momentary blaze; as, a flash of lightning. [1913 Webster] 2. A sudden and brilliant burst, as of wit or genius; a momentary …

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  • 14 flare — fler /fleÉ™ n. wavering flame or light; sudden burst of light; outburst of anger or emotion; bright signal light; outwardly spreading curve v. burn unsteadily; suddenly burst into flame, ignite; suddenly burst into anger; signal using a bright… …

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  • 15 flared — adj. flaring, gradually curving outward; burning up, blazing fler /fleÉ™ n. wavering flame or light; sudden burst of light; outburst of anger or emotion; bright signal light; outwardly spreading curve v. burn unsteadily; suddenly burst into flame …

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  • 16 flares — n. bell bottomed pants, pants with legs that widen below the calf (popular during the 1960s and 1970s) fler /fleÉ™ n. wavering flame or light; sudden burst of light; outburst of anger or emotion; bright signal light; outwardly spreading curve v.… …

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  • 17 flaring — adj. burning, blazing, flaming; slowly curving outward fler /fleÉ™ n. wavering flame or light; sudden burst of light; outburst of anger or emotion; bright signal light; outwardly spreading curve v. burn unsteadily; suddenly burst into flame,… …

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  • 18 Japanese mythology — For the Japanese pantheon, see List of Japanese deities. Shinto This article is part of a series on Shinto Practices and beliefs …

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  • 19 Dormition of the Theotokos — Dormition of the Virgin redirects here. For the El Greco painting of the same name, see Dormition of the Virgin (El Greco). Icon of the Dormition of the Theotokos by El Greco, 16th century (Cathedral of the Dormition, Ermoupolis). The Dormition… …

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  • 20 flash — I. n. 1. Momentary blaze, sudden burst of light, gleam, glare. 2. Instant, moment, twinkling, twinkling of an eye. 3. Slang (of thieves and gypsies), cant language. II. v. n. 1. Emit a sudden light. 2. Break (forth) suddenly …

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