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  • n. : A neutron star or pulsar with an extremely powerful magnetic field, especially those on which starquakes occur, thought to be the source of some gamma-ray bursts


Blend of English magnet and pulsar (Wiktionary)



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  • Fans haunt them in restaurants and bars
    And orbit their houses in cars,
    Thus some who can act
    So strongly attract
    They're Tinseltown's own magnetars.

    February 22, 2016