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facula

noun as in solar flare

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Facula, fak′ū-la, n. a spot brighter than the rest of the surface, sometimes seen on the sun's disc:—pl.

He considers it indeed "highly probable that the preparatory sign of a new spot is always a small, bright patch of facula."

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On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to facula, such as: corona, solar prominence, sun spot, tongue, and tongue of flame.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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