1. sunspot

noun. ['ˈsʌnˌspɑːt'] a cooler darker spot appearing periodically on the sun's photosphere; associated with a strong magnetic field.


  • macula
  • dapple
  • spot
  • fleck
  • maculation
  • speckle


  • disjoin
  • clean
  • stay

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Rhymes with Sunspot

  • checkerspot
  • crackpot
  • eyespot
  • flowerpot
  • jackpot
  • teapot

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