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diamond and seed pearl starburst brooch
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.
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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
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