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Photosphere vs. Corona

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Photospherenoun

(astronomy) A visible surface layer of a star, and especially that of a sun.

Coronanoun

A crown or garland bestowed among the Romans as a reward for distinguished services.

Photospherenoun

A sphere of light; esp., the luminous envelope of the sun.

Coronanoun

(star) The luminous plasma atmosphere of the Sun or other star, extending millions of kilometres into space, most easily seen during a total solar eclipse.

Photospherenoun

the intensely luminous surface of a star (especially the sun)

Coronanoun

(biology) Any crown-like appendage of a plant or animal.

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Photosphere

The photosphere is a star's outer shell from which light is radiated. The term itself is derived from Ancient Greek roots, φῶς, φωτός/phos, photos meaning and σφαῖρα/sphaira meaning , in reference to it being a spherical surface that is perceived to emit light.

‘light’; ‘sphere’;

Coronanoun

(electricity) corona discharge

Coronanoun

(architecture) The large, flat, projecting member of a cornice which crowns the entablature.

Coronanoun

A round pendent chandelier.

Coronanoun

(anatomy) The circumference of the base of the glans penis in human males.

Coronanoun

(anatomy) The upper surface of certain parts of the body.

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Coronanoun

A crown or garland bestowed among the Romans as a reward for distinguished services.

Coronanoun

The projecting part of a Classic cornice, the under side of which is cut with a recess or channel so as to form a drip. See Illust. of Column.

Coronanoun

The upper surface of some part, as of a tooth or the skull; a crown.

Coronanoun

The shelly skeleton of a sea urchin.

Coronanoun

A peculiar luminous appearance, or aureola, which surrounds the sun, and which is seen only when the sun is totally eclipsed by the moon.

Coronanoun

An inner appendage to a petal or a corolla, often forming a special cup, as in the daffodil and jonquil.

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Coronanoun

A circle, usually colored, seen in peculiar states of the atmosphere around and close to a luminous body, as the sun or moon.

Coronanoun

A crown or circlet suspended from the roof or vaulting of churches, to hold tapers lighted on solemn occasions. It is sometimes formed of double or triple circlets, arranged pyramidically. Called also corona lucis.

Coronanoun

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Coronanoun

the outermost region of the sun's atmosphere; visible as a white halo during a solar eclipse

Coronanoun

(botany) the trumpet shaped or cup shaped outgrowth of the corolla of a daffodil or narcissus flower

Coronanoun

an electrical discharge accompanied by ionization of surrounding atmosphere

Coronanoun

one or more circles of light seen around a luminous object

Coronanoun

(anatomy) any structure that resembles a crown in shape

Coronanoun

a long cigar with blunt ends

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