a sandy bathing beach at a seashore resort.
Astronomy. a luminous area in the sun's chromosphere that appears in the vicinity of a sunspot.
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How to use plage in a sentence
Another very interesting place is the plage de Westende, the present terminus of the electric railway from Ostend.Belgium | George W. T. (George William Thomson) Omond
A lovely motor carriage was at our disposal for the “Hotel de la plage.”From the Thames to the Tiber | J. Wardle
After dinner he sat outside the hotel for an hour, watching people pass up and down the plage.The White Lie | William Le Queux
The godly expownd it as a due plage of God for the wickednes ther usid, and the Sabath day so profanely spent.The Private Diary of Dr. John Dee | John Dee
How and whether a Christen man ought to flye the horrible plage of the Pestilence.A History of Epidemics in Britain (Volume I of II) | Charles Creighton
British Dictionary definitions for plage
astronomy a bright patch in the sun's chromosphere
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Scientific definitions for plage
A bright and intensely hot area in the Sun's chromosphere, usually associated with a sunspot. It is typically brighter than its surroundings but may be indistinguishable due to lack of contrast. Plages are sources of strong ultraviolet radiation.
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