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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fair sir," cried the blind old man, "I have not seen the blessed blue of heaven this two-score years, since a levin flash burned the sight out of my head."
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. He was fishing in a waterlogged paddy field at the time.
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.
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.
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.
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.
She had intensive treatment in the burns unit for flash burns to her legs and right hand but thankfully did not require skin grafts.
About half of the waiting Welsh Guardsmen had flash burns to face and hands only.