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Meaning of sunburst

sun•burst

Pronunciation: (sun'bûrst"), [key]
— n.
  1. a burst of sunlight; a sudden shining of the sun through rifted clouds.
  2. a firework, piece of jewelry, ornament, or the like, resembling the sun with rays issuing in all directions.
—adj.
  1. sewn or made to resemble a sunburst; having the rays or lines of design flared from a central point: sunburst pleats; sunburst tucks.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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