Definition of solar flare noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


solar flare

BrE BrE//ˌsəʊlə ˈfleə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsoʊlər ˈfler//
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an event in which high-energy gas is suddenly and quickly released from the sun’s surface, interrupting radio systems on earth
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: solar flare