exploding star

noun

an irregular variable star, such as a nova, supernova, or flare star, in which rapid increases in luminosity occur, caused by some form of explosion

Nearby words

  1. explicit function,
  2. explicitly,
  3. explode,
  4. exploded view,
  5. explodent,
  6. exploit,
  7. exploitable,
  8. exploitation,
  9. exploitation film,
  10. exploitative

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