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chromosphere

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noun chro·mo·sphere \ˈkrō-mə-ˌsfir\

Definition of chromosphere

  1. :  the region of the atmosphere of a star (as the sun) between the star's photosphere and its corona

chromospheric

play \ˌkrō-mə-ˈsfir-ik, -ˈsfer-\ adjective


1868

First Known Use of chromosphere

1868


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