magnetar(redirected from Quantum electrodynamic threshold)
A neutron star with a very strong magnetic field. Magnetars are the proposed sources of observed gamma-ray bursts.
(Celestial Objects) a type of neutron star that has a very intense magnetic field, over 1000 times greater than that of a pulsar
[C20: from magnet(ic) (st)ar, on the model of quasar]