Definition of Maunder minimum in English:

Maunder minimum

Line breaks: Maun|der min|imum
Pronunciation: /ˈmɔːndə
 
/
A prolonged minimum in sunspot activity on the sun between about 1645 and 1715, which coincided with the Little Ice Age in the northern hemisphere.

Origin

1970s: named after Edward W. Maunder (1851–1928), English astronomer.

Definition of Maunder minimum in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day envenom
Pronunciation: enˈvenəm
verb
put poison on or into; make poisonous