noun Date: 1555 1. a ball of fire; also something resembling such a ball <
the primordial fireball associated with the beginning of the universe — Scientific American
2. a brilliant meteor that may trail bright sparks 3. the highly luminous cloud of vapor and dust created by a nuclear explosion 4. a highly energetic person

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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