sunburst

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noun, often attributive sun·burst \ˈsən-ˌbərst\

Definition of sunburst

  1. 1 :  a flash of sunlight especially through a break in clouds

  2. 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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1816

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