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stellar wind

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noun Astronomy.
  1. the radial outflow of ionized gas from a star.
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Origin of stellar wind

First recorded in 1960–65
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stellar wind

[wĭnd]
  1. The flow of plasma (extremely hot gas composed of ions) ejected from the surface of a star into space. The Sun's solar wind is a stellar wind.
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