green flash


green flash

noun

Definition of GREEN FLASH

:  a momentary green appearance of the uppermost part of the sun's disk at sunrise or sunset that results from atmospheric refraction

First Known Use of GREEN FLASH

1912

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: greenfly
Previous Word in the Dictionary: greenfish
All Words Near: green flash

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up green flash? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More