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burster

[′bər·stər]
(astronomy)
A celestial source of radiation, such as x-rays or gamma rays, that is very intense for brief periods of time and whose nature has not yet been established.
(botany)
An abnormally double flower having the calyx split or fragmented.
(computer science)
An off-line device in a computer system used to separate the continuous roll of paper produced as output from a printer into individual sheets, generally along perforations in the roll.
(ordnance)
An explosive element used in chemical ammunition such as bombs, mines, and shells to open the container and disperse the contents.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

burster

A mechanical device that separates continuous paper forms into cut sheets. A burster can be attached to the end of a collator, which separates multipart forms into single parts.


A Digital Printing Plant
These Model 2140 digital printing presses from Oce Printing Systems feed paper to the trimmer (middle) and then to a burster (left), which separates and stacks the pages. (Image courtesy of Oce Printing Systems USA.)
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A spokesperson described them as the "perfect showcase for Bursters' sound".
Because the responses of these simulated neurons is either regular spiking or bursting, the spiking rate (i.e., firing frequency for regular spikers or intraburst spiking frequency for bursters) was used for comparison.
Note references on g-ray bursters (GRB's) are numerous.
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"We've seen pulsars and we've seen bursters, but never together in the same source," says codiscoverer Chryssa Kouveliotou of the Universities Space Research Association (USRA) and NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.
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Following the coordinator's visit to a NASA/AAVSO workshop at Huntsville, Alabama in 2000, a challenge was issued to our patrollers to image optical counterparts of Gamma Ray Bursters, which was achieved by several observers.
In addition to the cranial outlines, dorsoventral landmarks included: cervical sensilla, origin of the coronal suture, egg bursters, dorsal mandibular articulations, origin of occipital suture, corneal lenses (17) one, two and three (18), anteromaxillary margins, cervical notches, and tentorial pits on the venter.
Field trials showed that standard bursters were too small to disseminate GA due to the low volatility of the agent.