a burn produced by brief exposure to intense, radiant heat, as from an explosion.
Words nearby flash burn
Origin of flash burn
First recorded in 1945–50
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
British Dictionary definitions for flash burn
pathol a burn caused by momentary exposure to intense radiant heat
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012