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flash burn

a burn due to very brief exposure to intense radiant heat; the typical burn produced by atomic explosion.

flash burn

n.
A burn resulting from brief exposure to intense radiation.

flash burn

a lesion caused by exposure to an extremely intense source of radiant energy or heat. Flash burn commonly occurs on the corneas of arc welders.

flash burn

An injury resulting from exposure to brief periods of high-intensity radiant heat.
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In total four casualties were taken to hospital for some light flash burns.
Men wearing undershirts suffered no flash burns on the chest or abdomen, and men in long pants and shirts suffering from flash burns only on their hands and faces.
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The woman, believed to be aged 89, was treated for flash burns to her hands and neck after the explosion, which took place at her semidetached home in Rockmead Avenue, Kingstanding.
Flash burns, which are caused by heat, can be particularly injurious if the victim is wearing dark clothing that will absorb the heat or even burst into flame, he said.
One man suffered flash burns to his face and arm and was taken to Calderdale Royal Hospital, but allowed home after treatment.
Only color film could capture the grotesque effects of flash burns, keloid scars, and radiation disease on the human body.
AMBULANCE bosses are warning of the dangers of fires after a Birmingham man suffered serious flash burns from a garden fire.
The 29-year-old suffered flash burns to her upper body, face and hands and was rushed to hospital, but her daughter, Kiara, 10, who was in the next room, was unhurt by the huge explosion.
He is out of danger, but we have been told he has 40% flash burns.
When asked about the injuries the defendant suffered, he replied: "There were minor injuries to the back of Simon Sheen's hands, but no evidence of flash burns.
Hamish Laing, Swansea NHS Trust's deputy medical director, said yesterday the girls had suffered flash burns.