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penumbra
American English: /pəˈnəmbrə/
British English: /pɪˈnʌmbrə/

Translation of penumbra in Spanish:

noun plural -bras or -brae Pronunciation: / -briː /

  • Example sentences
    • In other cases the Moon does not pass through the umbra at all, just going through the penumbra (a region of partial shadow).
    • And we would do well to remember that the penumbra is the lighter, outer region of the shadow, the halo, indeed, of the shadow.
    • The Moon begins to enter the Earth's outer shadow, or penumbra, at 9: 06 P.M.

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