Definition of sunburst
1 : a flash of sunlight especially through a break in clouds
2a : a jeweled brooch representing a sun surrounded by raysb : a design in the form of rays diverging from a central point
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About a half-dozen of Bengston's chevron works are included in the show, planting the symbol in the midst of a row of swaths of blue paint, an oblong black sunburst, a monochromatic arrangement of leaves.
After his wife’s disclosure, he was struck by sudden shame, dull throbs in his throat, sunbursts of confused pain stirred around by the vague teachings of his childhood faith.
Geragos likes this new 38mm Patek Philippe Split Seconds Chronograph with Perpetual Calendar and Moon Phases in platinum with a blue sunburst dial.
The Nomos calibre, assembled almost entirely from hundreds of minuscule parts made in Germany, is a riot of sunburst decoration, tempered blue screws, and a small constellation of rubies.
All around the stage at the center of the Levi’s Stadium field, there were bold colors: In the crowd, fans held up blue, orange, red and yellow cards that formed a sunburst.
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