Definition of "sunspot" [sunspot]

  • (noun) Any of the relatively cool dark spots appearing periodically in groups on the surface of the sun that are associated with strong magnetic fields.

Use "sunspot" in a sentence

  • "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."
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