Starburst (symbol)

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A starburst is graphic design or typographical element that resembles diverging rays of light, or consists of a star-like image with rays emanating from it.[1] In Unicode, the starburst character ("sixteen pointed asterisk") is U+273A.

The term can also refer to the Combining Cyrillic Millions character (   ҉  ) whose Unicode is U+0489.

It is notably used as the current logo of Walmart.

Sources cited[edit]

  1. ^ "Starburst". The Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary. 2012. Retrieved April 15, 2012.