"faculae" Definition

  1. n. pl. Groups of small shining spots on the surface of the sun which are brighter than the other parts of the photosphere. They are generally seen in the neighborhood of the dark spots, and are supposed to be elevated portions of the photosphere.

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Position in dictionary: 36463 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n. pl.,
Words that start with "faculae": 1
Words that end with "faculae": 1
Words that contain "faculae": 1
Next words in dictionary: facular, faculties, faculty, facund, facundious, facundity, fad, faddle, fade, faded
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English Dictionary Definition of faculae

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