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quiet sun

noun, Astronomy.
1.
the sun at the minimum of solar activity, occurring every 11 years.
2.
the unchanging background of solar phenomena.
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  • 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
  • The quiet sun blazed down through the clear windless air and made a furnace of our hole in the sand.

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