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1. An offline device used to burst computer printouts.
2. An astrophysical object that emits a brief but intense burst of gamma or x-radiation.
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Noun1.burster - a quantity of explosive to be set off at one time; "this cartridge has a powder charge of 50 grains"
explosive - a chemical substance that undergoes a rapid chemical change (with the production of gas) on being heated or struck
shot - an explosive charge used in blasting
undercharge - an insufficient charge
rocket fuel, rocket propellant, rocket propellent - an explosive charge that propels a rocket
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What pleasure does it give you to bring back all those Alien story elements, like the eggs, the chest burster and the ducking bird?
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This output included over eight million shells, 650 guns, 2,000 aeroplanes, half a million night tracers, 682,000 percussion tubes, 167,000 burster containers and almost 50,000 shrapnel heads.
Barclay, who reports that his track had to put up the house full signs last weekend, continued: "We've just had a burster of a weekend, the best all year, and it's frustrating to not have a full card on offer.
Newell trusted organization of the pulls to 25-year veteran pipe burster Allan Woodruff.
The finished product, featuring Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal as Bahari, reflects this sensibility, in part because the film's director is a professional humorist and burster of political balloons.
21-centimeter paper using a Braille 200 embosser machine, then cut and bound on a Burster binding machine, both on loan from RBI.
The 5058 Pipe Burster can burst steel, cast iron and ductile iron, and the Hammerhead HG12 can burst from a manhole, which is of great value when the pipe runs under such obstacles as roadways or streams.
The burster will have to burst the balloon by sitting on it.
It proved to be the explanation for the mysterious "Aries Flasher" in 1985, which excited the amateur-astronomy world with the possibility that a distant gamma-ray burster was giving off flashes of light.
Gereon Burster, principal of the German International School Doha, receives the proceeds of the raffle draw, as Angelika Storz-Chakarji, the German ambassador to Qatar and other dignitaries look on.
Jak will be using signature weapons from the series, such as the Gyro Burster and Mass Inverter, as (http://www.