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burst

(berst),
A sudden increase in activity.

burst

Biochemistry
An abrupt onset of a reaction.
 
Cardiology
See Burst pacing.
 
Gastroenterology
A series or cluster of phasic contractions of the GI tract of = 2 minutes, rarely associated with propagation but sometimes with tonic changes in baseline pressure.
 
Imaging
A type of MRI which allows imaging of the entire brain in 2 seconds, which detects areas of decreased blood flow that may correspond to neuritic plaques and neurofibrillary tangles, and thus is of potential use as a diagnostic tool for Alzheimer’s disease.

Immunology
A synonym for an aggregate of progenitor cell colonies in the bone marrow.

Pulmonology
See Respiratory burst.
 
Virology
The rupture of a host cell filled with viral progeny.

burst

(bŭrst)
1. To rupture or explode.
2. The act or result of bursting.
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Another theory with a more (https://www.ibtimes.com/oumuamua-not-alien-spacecraft-no-one-knows-what-it-2804138) natural explanation suggests that the radio bursts were caused by the plasma eruptions of highly magnetic neutron stars, also known as magnetars.
Fast radio bursts last less than a millisecond, making it difficult to accurately determine where they have come from.
The team's discoveries include the closest and brightest fast radio bursts ever detected.
These stellar corpses have been a popular explanation for the bursts. There is, however, a persistent nearby radio source within the galaxy, which might or might not be related.
The control granularity of resource reservation in BFSM is the burst-flow, while the transmission granularity of BFSM is still the burst. The bursts with the same destination are considered to belong to the same burst-flow.
Specialized space telescopes identify these bursts by detecting sudden flashes of gamma rays.
Bursts can be lost at a single or few OBS network core nodes in the case of contention, even when network is low loaded because of the lack of one way signalling adaptation and general scheduling [1], [3]-[6].
An analytical model to obtain the distribution of the number of bursts created by the assembly algorithm using both time- and threshold-based strategies was proposed in [16].
"These bursts occur in younger galaxies," said Burgess.
NASA telescopes in orbit have been seeing bursts for more than two decades, spotting one every couple of days.
The decrease of rock bursts in recent years has been achieved due to the development of source and hazard condition evaluation, which has enabled a proper design for the operation of coal seams located in the rock burst hazard areas, as well as the development of a method for preventing rock burst, especially the method of directional hydraulic fracturing of rocks (UHS) and directed blasting fracturing (USS) (Dubihski and Konopko, 2000).
The equipment used to make the bursts is a HammerHead HydroBurst HB80 static pipe bursting system.