HyperDic: facula

English > 2 senses of the word facula:
NOUNphenomenonfaculaa bright spot on a planet
phenomenonfacula, solar faculaa large bright spot on the sun's photosphere occurring most frequently in the vicinity of sunspots
English > facula: 2 senses > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningA bright spot on a planet.
Broaderspot, speckle, dapple, patch, fleck, maculationA small contrasting part of something
English > facula: 2 senses > noun 2, phenomenon
MeaningA large bright spot on the sun's photosphere occurring most frequently in the vicinity of sunspots.
Synonymsolar facula
Broaderspot, speckle, dapple, patch, fleck, maculationA small contrasting part of something
Spanishfácula
Catalanfacula

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