from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A sudden eruption of hydrogen gas on the surface of the sun, usually associated with sunspots and accompanied by a burst of ultraviolet radiation that is often followed by a magnetic disturbance.
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- n. A violent explosion in the Sun's atmosphere.
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- n. a sudden eruption of intense high-energy radiation from the sun's surface; associated with sunspots and radio interference
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