Burst


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Burst

In marketing, an ad on a product that looks vaguely like an explosion. For example, a burst may be placed on a cereal box touting the number of vitamins and minerals it contains. A burst is meant to call attention to itself in order to entice buyers. It is used both in consumer goods and in direct mail.
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The amazement which was suddenly depicted upon his deformed face caused the bursts of laughter to redouble around him.
Moreover, the blows from the stones explained the bursts of laughter.
"Ay, ay," muttered the scout, who had listened to this peculiar burst of the natives with deep attention; "they have warmed their Indian feelings, and they'll soon provoke the Maquas to give them a speedy end.
It is hardly as if you had seen a wild creature when a rabbit or a partridge bursts away, only a natural one, as much to be expected as rustling leaves.
She went on talking and chatting without a pause, with occasional little bursts of laughter between.
The roof was mended, a kitchen maid was found--a crony of the village elder's--hens were bought, the cows began giving milk, the garden hedge was stopped up with stakes, the carpenter made a mangle, hooks were put in the cupboards, and they ceased to burst open spontaneously, and an ironing-board covered with army cloth was placed across from the arm of a chair to the chest of drawers, and there was a smell of flatirons in the maids' room.
Using the Owens Valley Radio Observatory (OVRO) at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), researchers were able to intercept a new fast radio burst dubbed as FRB 190523.
In 2017 astronomers found a repeater's home galaxy but localising a one-off burst has been much more challenging.
Other terms used interchangeably are acute laparotomy wound failure and burst abdomen.
"Eventually, the burst reaches Earth with its spread of wavelengths arriving at the telescope at slightly different times, like swimmers at a finish line.
Because rock burst occurs suddenly and intensely, it usually causes injury including death to workers, damage to equipment, and even substantial disruption and economic loss of under-ground space excavation.
The puzzling repetitions have now helped astronomers, by enabling them to finally tie this fast radio burst to its home galaxy.