a sandy beach at a seaside resort area
Origin of plageFrench ; from Italian piaggia ; from Late Latin plagia, shore ; from an unverified form plagius, slanting ; from Classical Greek plagios, oblique: see plagal
a bright granular area in the chromosphere of the sun visible on a spectroheliogram that is taken at the wavelengths of the hydrogen or ionized calcium vapor
Origin of plage; from plage
- A sandy beach at a seaside resort.
- A bright and intensely hot area in the sun's chromosphere, usually associated with a sunspot.
Origin of plageFrench, from Italian piaggia, ultimately from Greek plagia, neuter pl. of plagios, oblique, slanting; see plagal.