mock sun


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mock sun

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mock sun

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(Physical Geography) another name for parhelion
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Noun1.mock sun - a bright spot on the parhelic circlemock sun - a bright spot on the parhelic circle; caused by diffraction by ice crystals; "two or more parhelia are usually seen at once"
maculation, patch, speckle, dapple, fleck, spot - a small contrasting part of something; "a bald spot"; "a leopard's spots"; "a patch of clouds"; "patches of thin ice"; "a fleck of red"
References in classic literature ?
The sun is alone, except in thick weather, when there sometimes appear to be two, but one is a mock sun.
Founded by Pieminister's former sales director Crispin Busk, the Kabuto Noodles range sports humorous Samurai-style packaging--Kabuto is Japanese for Samurai helmet--and mock Sun Tzu quotes such as 'Without knowledge of noodles, one will ultimately have no military victories'.