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coronal mass ejection - definition and synonyms


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noun astronomy

or CME

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    a large eruption of plasma from the sun. It can interfere with the Earth's surface, e.g. by disrupting navigation devices.

    There had been fears that this "coronal mass ejection" could wreak havoc with satellites or power grids on Earth.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 04/04/2016
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the practice of looking at a product online before going to a conventional store to buy it

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a person who has or claims to have a lot of influence

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