starburst


star·burst

noun \ˈstär-ˌbərst\

: something (such as a pattern) that looks like rays of light spreading out from a center

Full Definition of STARBURST

:  something (as a pattern) that resembles diverging rays of light <starbursts of color>

First Known Use of STARBURST

1959

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