Definition of flash burn in English:
A burn caused by sudden intense heat, e.g. from a nuclear explosion.
- The heat from this arc can cause superficial flash burns to exposed body parts, typically the face and hands.
- The flash of thermal radiation produces these flash burns right after the explosion.
- All of her wounds had been cauterized by the flash burns, which kept her from bleeding to death.
Definition of flash burn in:
- US English dictionary
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