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quiet sun

noun, Astronomy
the sun at the minimum of solar activity, occurring every 11 years.
the unchanging background of solar phenomena. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The quiet sun blazed down through the clear windless air and made a furnace of our hole in the sand.

  • But for the most part the winds are laid, and the sole change is from quiet sun to quiet shower.

    Indian Summer William D. Howells

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