BEARD

, of a Comet, the rays which it emits in the direction in which it moves; as distinguished from the tail, or the rays emitted or left behind it as it moves along, being always in a direction from the sun.

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Entry taken from A Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary, by Charles Hutton, 1796.

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