Definition of sun-grazing in English:

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(Of a comet) having an orbit which passes close to the sun.
Example sentences
  • Never try to see sun-grazing comets by looking at the Sun yourself - the brightness will damage your eyes!
  • The video shows the Sun between December 22 and December 27, 1996 featuring a sun-grazing comet, a coronal mass ejection, and the Sun moving in front of the galactic center.
  • They belong to the Kreutz family of sun-grazing comets, often seen by the SOHO spacecraft while diving towards their final rendezvous with the Sun.

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