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stellar wind

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Definition of stellar wind in English:

noun

Astronomy
A continuous flow of charged particles from a star.
Example sentences
  • An aging star sheds its outer layers of gas through stellar winds.
  • But if a breeze blows through it - say, a stellar wind from a giant star nearby - the gas is driven outward.
  • They are characterised by high masses, strong stellar winds, and accreting material from the companion star leading to a ‘cocoon’ around the compact source.

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