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 plagefrom 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 .