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Definition of penumbra

Penumbra
Penumbra Pe*num"bra, n. [NL., fr. L. paene almost + umbra shade.] 1. An incomplete or partial shadow. 2. (Astron.) The shadow cast, in an eclipse, where the light is partly, but not wholly, cut off by the intervening body; the space of partial illumination between the umbra, or perfect shadow, on all sides, and the full light. --Sir I. Newton. Note: The faint shade surrounding the dark central portion of a solar spot is also called the penumbra, and sometimes umbra. 3. (Paint.) The part of a picture where the shade imperceptibly blends with the light.
penumbra
Penumbra Pe*num"bra, n. [NL., fr. L. paene almost + umbra shade.] 1. An incomplete or partial shadow. 2. (Astron.) The shadow cast, in an eclipse, where the light is partly, but not wholly, cut off by the intervening body; the space of partial illumination between the umbra, or perfect shadow, on all sides, and the full light. --Sir I. Newton. Note: The faint shade surrounding the dark central portion of a solar spot is also called the penumbra, and sometimes umbra. 3. (Paint.) The part of a picture where the shade imperceptibly blends with the light.

Meaning of penumbra from wikipedia

- The umbra, penumbra and antumbra are three distinct parts of a shadow, created by any light source after impinging on an opaque object. ****uming no diffraction...
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