stellar wind

noun Astronomy.
the radial outflow of ionized gas from a star.

Origin:
1960–65

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stellar wind   (wĭnd)  Pronunciation Key 
The flow of plasma (extremely hot gas composed of ions) ejected from the surface of a star into space. The Sun's solar wind is a stellar wind.
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Eventually, stellar wind and initial speed moved the cloud far away from the stars so that friction disappeared.
Since the outer layers of the star are gone, blown away in the stellar wind, the core is exposed to space.
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