Definition of Facular

1. a. Of or pertaining to the faculæ.



Definition of Facular

1. Adjective. (astronomy) Of or pertaining to the faculae. ¹

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Definition of Facular

1. facula [adj] - See also: facula

Medical Definition of Facular

1. Of or pertaining to the faculae. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Facular

factualisms
factualist
factualists
factualities
factuality
factually
factualness
factualnesses
factum
factums
facture
factures
facty
facula
faculae
facular (current term)
facultative
facultative aerobe
facultative anaerobe
facultative biped
facultative bipeds
facultative heterochromatin
facultative hyperopia
facultative parasite
facultative ponds
facultative quadruped
facultative quadrupeds
facultative species
facultatively
faculties

Literary usage of Facular

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1. The Trouvelot Astronomical Drawings Manual by Étienne Léopold Trouvelot (1882)
"The facular matter separating the small black holes is greatly stretched during this ... The spots thus made visible are soon freed from the facular masses, ..."

2. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1867)
"On the right the boundary was gently convex; parallel to it was a bright facular tract of uniform breadth ; this was margined on the right by a nearly ..."

3. The Observatory (1907)
"With regard to the absorption-line being found over facular areas, ... I first thought it might depend on the brilliancy of facular veins, and not until ..."

4. Problems in Astrophysics by Agnes Mary Clerke (1903)
"A single recurrent modification is, however, just traceable. It is that produced by the emergence, at maximum, of the facular bright lines H and K. Pro ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1895)
"Professor Hale's progressive methods of solar research will soon give us large accumulations of facular observations, from which the ..."

6. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"... that sun-spots are depressions in the sun's atmosphere ; the facular appendages were shown to occupy a higher position, and in most cases to lag behind ..."

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