sungrazer

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noun sun·graz·er \¦sən-¦grā-zər\

Definition of sungrazer

  1. :  any of a group of comets whose perihelions are very close to the sun and which are often destroyed by their close approach to it

sungrazing

\¦sən-¦grā-ziŋ\ play adjective a sungrazing comet

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