afterglows

All Noun Verb
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  • "Looks for all the world like one of our Arizona afterglows." Cited from Soldier Silhouettes on our Front, by William L. Stidger
  • The great golden jewel back in his heart, full of afterglows -- Carlin. Cited from Son of Power, by Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost
  • Analysis of the burst's afterglows suggested two models to explain the burst's afterglow.
  • During training, new members also contribute afterglows and preglows around the mainstage revue.
  • However, this wide field of view meant it could not see faint sources, and only the brightest GRB afterglows could be studied.
  • These forms of afterglows, in contrast to psychedelic afterglows, often leave the user with a decreased mental capacity.
  • Because these events constitute the majority of the population and because they tend to have the brightest afterglows, they have been studied in much greater detail than their short counterparts.
  • There are many popular science accounts of the discovery of extra-solar planets as well as those of gamma-ray bursts and their afterglows.
  • This finally convinced the community that GRB afterglows resulted from highly collimated explosions, which strongly reduced the needed energy budget.
  • Many GRB afterglows do not display jet breaks, especially in the X-ray, but they are more common in the optical light curves.
  • PROMPT's primary objective is rapid and simultaneous multiwavelength observations of gamma-ray burst afterglows, some when they are only tens of seconds old.
  • Power-law decays have since been recognized as a common feature in GRB afterglows, although most afterglows decay at differing rates during different phases of their lifetimes.
  • I have seen men and women sleepless, or worn, or old, casting their bread upon the waters, grasping at sunsets or afterglows, putting their souls like letters in bottles. Cited from The Voice of the Machines, by Gerald Stanley Lee
  • Its three instruments work together to observe GRBs and their afterglows in the gamma-ray, X-ray, ultraviolet, and optical wavebands.
  • Scattering off of ice crystals and other particles in the atmosphere are responsible for halos, afterglows, coronas, rays of sunlight, and sun dogs.
  • And there has to be something very like a western exposure in him too, a touch of the homely seer, a habit of having reflections and afterglows, a sense of principles, and of the philosophy of men and things. Cited from Crowds, by Gerald Stanley Lee
  • He lived again the great moments -- all the Indian afterglows that were identified with Carlin -- perfect lessons of mercy she had taught him, through the very yearning of his own heart in her presence to be worthy of days with her. Cited from Son of Power, by Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost
  • HETE II and Swift observations reveal that long gamma-ray bursts come with and without supernovae, and with and without pronounced X-ray afterglows.
  • This model has generally been successful in modeling the behavior of many observed afterglows at late times (generally, hours to days after the explosion), although there are difficulties explaining all features of the afterglow very shortly after the gamma-ray burst has occurred.
  • Since then, several dozen short gamma-ray burst afterglows have been detected and localized, several of which are associated with regions of little or no star formation, such as large elliptical galaxies and the central regions of large galaxy clusters.
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Root form of afterglows is afterglow for the noun.

Meaning of afterglows

  • noun A glow sometimes seen in the sky after sunset
  • noun The pleasure of remembering some pleasant event
    he basked in the afterglow of his victory