quiet sun

  1. the sun at the minimum of solar activity, occurring every 11 years.

  2. the unchanging background of solar phenomena.

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How to use quiet sun in a sentence

  • The Christian and the priest had spoken; the low voice in its intensity had seemed to ring through the quiet sun-flooded room.

    Marriage la mode | Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • The quiet sun blazed down through the clear windless air and made a furnace of our hole in the sand.

  • It was a quiet sun-lit place, where cottonwood trees and jack-pines lined the sloping hills.

    If Any Man Sin | H. A. Cody
  • Clear and distinct lay the blue sky upon the quiet sun-lit prairie.

    The Great Lone Land | W. F. Butler
  • 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