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stellar wind

noun, Astronomy
1.
the radial outflow of ionized gas from a star.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65
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stellar wind
  (wĭnd)   
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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