Synonyms for sun spot

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It is affected by the sun spot cycle of 11.3 years which has a direct effect upon the intensity of the earth's magnetic field.

Clear through the darkened lenses I could see the sun spot, high up on the northern-most limb of the sun.

There was a sun spot of her own that became visible whenever her interest in Cutty's monologue lagged.

WORD ORIGIN

1868, in astronomy, from sun (n.) + spot (n.). Earlier "a spot on the skin caused by exposure to the sun" (1818).

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