Definition of Sunburst

1. Noun. A sudden emergence of the sun from behind clouds.

Generic synonyms: Sun, Sunlight, Sunshine



2. Noun. A design consisting of a central disk resembling the sun and rays emanating from it.
Generic synonyms: Design, Figure, Pattern

3. Noun. A jeweled brooch with a pattern resembling the sun.
Generic synonyms: Breastpin, Broach, Brooch

Definition of Sunburst

1. n. A burst of sunlight.

Definition of Sunburst

1. Noun. A figure or shape showing rays radiating from a central point. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sunburst

1. a burst of sunlight [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sunburst

sunblinks
sunblock
sunblocked
sunblocks
sunblush
sunbonnet
sunbonneted
sunbonnets
sunbow
sunbows
sunburn
sunburned
sunburning
sunburns
sunburnt
sunburst (current term)
sunburst pleat
sunburstery
sunbursts
suncap
suncapped
suncare
sunchoke
sunchokes
suncream
suncup
suncups
sundae
sundaes
sundance

Literary usage of Sunburst

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1. Practical Sheet Metal Work and Demonstrated Patterns: A Comprehensive Treatise by John Henry Teschmacher (1911)
"PATTERN FOR sunburst To obtain the pattern for an article, which is called a triangular sunburst, and which is reproduced in Fig. ..."

2. Check List of Early American Bottles and Flasks by Stephen Van Rensselaer (1921)
"On the outside of the arch on the top is a sunburst each s'de, ... Masonic Flask (G) Masonic Arch containing sunburst, square, with crossed compasses, ..."

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