American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of the relatively cool dark spots appearing periodically in groups on the surface of the sun that are associated with strong magnetic fields.
- n. astronomy A region on the sun's surface with a lower temperature than its surroundings and intense magnetic activity.
- n. a cooler darker spot appearing periodically on the sun's photosphere; associated with a strong magnetic field
“Decadal and longer changes in sunspot activity impacting warming and cooling cloud cover patterns are now being recognized as an important factor.”
“Officially, the flare-spouting region is called sunspot 1283.”
“As a long time fan of contemporary folklore, I thought it might be interesting to track this particular meme, so I used a popular search engine feature in which I registered a particular string (the word sunspot, in this case), and every day it sent me a summary of every new use of this word found on Web sites, in blogs, Usenet newsgroups and newspapers, along with links to these articles.”
“As a long time fan of contemporary folklore, I thought it might be interesting to track this particular meme, so I used a popular search engine feature in which I registered a particular string (the word sunspot, in this case), and every day it sent me a summary of every new use of this word found on web sites, in blogs, Usenet newsgroups, and newspapers, along with links to these articles.”
“Whether [the current downturn] is an omen of long-term sunspot decline, analogous to the Maunder Minimum, remains to be seen," Livingston and Penn caution in a recent issue of EOS.”
“And the article’s study of variations in sunspot activity and cosmic rays goes up only until 1980.”
“A sunspot is a region on the Sun that is cooler than its surroundings.”
“The storm erupted from a region known as sunspot 1302.”
“The region on the sun's disk known as sunspot 1283 has been spouting off with one flare after another, earning it the title of "Old Faithful" among solar physicists.”
“Thursday's solar flare erupted from a new spot on the sun called sunspot 1163, according to the website Spaceweather.com, which monitors space weather and skywatching events.”
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