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In particular, the visible light shows spectral signatures of shock waves, which result when high-speed gas from a supernova slams into gas around it.
His brother Niles, also a psychiatrist, is, for a time, married to Maris, a spectral caricature who’s never seen on the show.
What a spectral and exaggerated shape all things take in her scared and over-excited gaze!
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Even as I looked I saw the features of a human countenance—and yet not human either, so spectral was it, so unreal and strange.
Our fellows were being hard beset to hold on to what they had won; there, where the horizon stood out with spectral luminosity.
Spectral shapes issue forth suddenly, and return as suddenly into the deep shade.
Mist floated upward from marsh and lake; and through it the spectral palms loomed, drooping fronds embroidered with dew.
IN SEARCH OF THE UNKNOWNROBERT W. CHAMBERS
In the neighbourhood of this ton or dun of Elbo there are persistent traditions of a spectral hound or bandog.
ARCHAIC ENGLANDHAROLD BAYLEY
Adding to their spectral appearance were the long, withered grass-tufts and karoo bushes, white as if coated with hoar frost.
THE VEE-BOERSMAYNE REID
To me it comes white and spectral in the silence, a finger pointed, a voice saying, 'Even now you know nothing.'
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES

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