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starburst
diamond and seed pearl starburst brooch

star·burst

 (stär′bûrst′)
n.
1. A shape or design with emanating rays that resembles the flash of light produced by an exploding star.
2. An unusually rapid and intense burst of star formation in a galaxy.

starburst

(ˈstɑːˌbɜːst)
n
1. (General Physics) a pattern of rays or lines radiating from a light source
2. (Photography) photog a lens attachment which produces a starburst effect
Translations

starburst

[ˈstɑːˌbɜːst] N (liter) → explosión f de color
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