flash burn


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flash burn

n.
A burn resulting from brief exposure to intense radiation.

flash burn

n
(Pathology) pathol a burn caused by momentary exposure to intense radiant heat

flash burn

A burn caused by excessive exposure (of bare skin) to thermal radiation.
Translations

flash burn

nustione f causata da un'esplosione
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It clearly demonstrated the increased ability of the material to provide resistance to permeation up to 480 minutes by more than 175 chemical challenges including 19 chemicals found in the ASTM F1001 list along with protection from arc discharge and flash burn injury.
Case 6: A 51 year old male was fishing in the early morning (between 4AM and 7AM) when he sustained flash burn.
This time only one soldier (unidentified) suffered "insignificant" flash burn injuries.
Have your igniter ready when you turn on the grill so the gas doesn't build up and possibly cause a flash burn or explosion.
Anthony Mosley, watch manager at Marine fire station, said: "He had been carrying out an experiment and it flashed, unfortunately causing him a flash burn to his hand and face but fortunately he was wearing protective glasses.
An "airman's burn" is a flash burn to the hands and face suffered while baling out of a burning aircraft, particularly severe among those not protected by gloves, oxygen masks, or goggles.
Mark Mastin's only injury was a flash burn on one side of his face.
He said: "My conclusion is at the time the facial flash burn was caused to Graham's face, he was above the source, with his right side turned towards it.
It's likely that these injuries were caused by such a flash burn with a very hot toxic mixture of diesel gas.
The woman, who suffered a flash burn to her face, and her eight-year-old daughter were taken by paramedics to Fazakerley hospital.
About half of the waiting Welsh Guardsmen had flash burns to face and hands only.
Mr Jones' clothes did not ignite but the intense flash of heat was enough to cause 10% superficial flash burns to his face, arms and hands, resulting in severe blistering and swelling.