flash burn
A burn caused by excessive exposure (of bare skin) to thermal radiation.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • Flash burn — can mean: *Arc eye, also called corneal flash burn. *The effect that in a nuclear explosion of sufficient magnitude, the majority of damage is done by light and thermal radiation …   Wikipedia

  • flash burn — flash ,burn noun count a burn caused by being near sudden strong heat, for example during an explosion …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • flash burn — n. damage to body tissue caused by exposure to a flash of intense radiant heat, esp. the heat of a nuclear explosion …   English World dictionary

  • flash burn — noun : tissue injury caused by exposure to radiant heat of high intensity (as from electrical discharges or explosions) * * * a burn produced by brief exposure to intense, radiant heat, as from an explosion. [1945 50] * * * flash burn noun One… …   Useful english dictionary

  • flash burn — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms flash burn : singular flash burn plural flash burns a burn caused by being near sudden strong heat, for example during an explosion …   English dictionary

  • flash burn — spindulinis nudegimas statusas T sritis apsauga nuo naikinimo priemonių apibrėžtis Nudegimas, kurio priežastis yra per daug didelis šviesos spinduliuotės poveikis neapsaugotai odai. atitikmenys: angl. flash burn rus. лучевой ожог …   Apsaugos nuo naikinimo priemonių enciklopedinis žodynas

  • flash burn — spindulinis nudegimas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Neuždengtos odos nudegimas dėl per didelio šviesos spinduliuotės poveikio. atitikmenys: angl. flash burn pranc. brûlure par l’éclair …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • flash burn — /ˈflæʃ bɜn/ (say flash bern) noun a burn from a very brief exposure to great heat as from an explosion …   Australian English dictionary

  • flash burn — n. burn caused by very brief exposure to intense radiant heat (characteristic of burn caused by atomic explosion) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • flash burn — a burn produced by brief exposure to intense, radiant heat, as from an explosion. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

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