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coronal
American English: /ˈkɔrənəl/
, /kəˈroʊn(ə)l/
British English: /kəˈrəʊn(ə)l/
, /ˈkɒr(ə)n(ə)l/

Translation of coronal in Spanish:

adjective

  • (consonant/suture)
    coronal mass ejection
    Example sentences
    • It has long been known to the astronomical community that the fast solar wind comes from coronal holes.
    • These gaps, located at the Sun's poles, are called coronal holes.
    • Areas on the surface of the Sun called coronal holes, where the magnetic field is quite open and highly energetic charged particles stream out and hit the earth's magnetic field and interact with it.

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