noun. ['ˈsʌnˌspɑːt'] a cooler darker spot appearing periodically on the sun's photosphere; associated with a strong magnetic field.
Rhymes with Sunspot
Sentences with sunspot
1. Noun, singular or mass
Historical records of sunspot activity indicate that solar output is higher whenever there are more sunspots.
Quotes about sunspot
1. I believe the first draft of a book — even a long one — should take no more than three months…Any longer and — for me, at least — the story begins to take on an odd foreign feel, like a dispatch from the Romanian Department of Public Affairs, or something broadcast on high-band shortwave duiring a period of severe sunspot activity.
- Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
2. The main thing is to writefor the joy of it. Cultivate a work-lustthat imagines its haven like your hands at nightdreaming the sun in the sunspot of a breast.You are fasted now, light-headed, dangerous.Take off from here.
- Seamus Heaney, Station Island