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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A large bright spot on the sun's photosphere occurring most frequently in the vicinity of sunspots; A bright spot on a planet.

Usage examples (4)
  • He considers it indeed "highly probable that the preparatory sign of a new spot is always a small, bright patch of facula."
  • Neque enim quæ postea accensa est facula, alterum lumen habebit quam illud quod ante eam fuit. "
  • & hodie, & in facula.
  • (1960) facula al Ministerio de Agriculura y Ganaderia (MAG), extender certificados de aprobacion para la importacion, fabricacion y venta de productos para uso... for more
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