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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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Paczynski, "Gamma-ray bursters at cosmological distances," The Astrophysical Journal, vol.
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