Complete Definition of "solar"

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Pronunciation
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:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉÊlÉ(r)|-ÉÊlÉ(r)

Etymology 1
L. solaris

Adjective
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  1. Of or pertaining to the sun; proceeding from the sun; as, the solar system; solar light; solar rays; solar influence.
  2. context|astrology|obsolete Born under the predominant influence of the sun.
  3. Measured by the progress or revolution of the sun in the ecliptic; as, the solar year.
  4. Produced by the action of the sun, or peculiarly affected by its influence.

Translations
trans-top|of or pertaining to the sun
Finnish: aurinko-, auringon-
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Portuguese: solar
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Related terms
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solar cycle
solar engine
solar flare
solar flowers
solar lamp <!--an argand lamp.-->
solar microscope <!--a microscope consisting essentially, first, of a mirror for reflecting a beam of sunlight through the tube, which sometimes is fixed in a window shutter; secondly, of a condenser, or large lens, for converging the beam upon the object; and, thirdly, of a small lens, or magnifier, for throwing an enlarged image of the object at its focus upon a screen in a dark room or in a darkened box. Illustration of solar microscope -->
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solar month
solar oil <!--a paraffin oil used an illuminant and lubricant. -->
solar phosphori <!-- (Physics), certain substances, as the diamond, siulphide of barium (Bolognese or Bologna phosphorus), calcium sulphide, etc., which become phosphorescent, and shine in the dark, after exposure to sunlight or other intense light. -->
solar plexus <!-- (Anat.), a nervous plexus situated in the dorsal and anterior part of the abdomen, consisting of several sympathetic ganglia with connecting and radiating nerve fibers; -- so called in allusion to the radiating nerve fibers. -->
solar spots/sun spots
solar system <!-- (Astron.), the sun, with the group of celestial bodies which, held by its attraction, revolve round it. The system comprises the major planets, with their satellites; the minor planets, or asteroids, and the comets; also, the meteorids, the matter that furnishes the zodiacal light, and the rings of Saturn. The satellites that revolve about the major planets are twenty-two in number, of which the Earth has one (see Moon.), Mars two, Jupiter five, Saturn nine, Uranus four, and Neptune one. The asteroids, between Mars and Jupiter, thus far discovered (1900), number about five hundred, the first four of which were found near the beginning of the century, and are called Ceres, Pallas, Juno, and Vesta. The principal elements of the major planets, and of the comets seen at more than one perihelion passage, are exhibited in the following tables: -- Symbol.Name.Mean distance -- that of the Earth being unity. Period in days. Eccentricity. Inclination of orbit. Diameter in miles Name. Greatest distance from sun. Least distance from sun. Inclination of orbit. Perihelion passage. ° &min; 54 Encke's3.314.100.34212 541885.2 -->
solar telegraph <!--telegraph for signaling by flashes of reflected sunlight. -->
solar time <!--. See Apparent time, under Time. -->
solar power
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See also
day

Etymology 2
OE. soler, AS. solere, L. solarium, from sol the sun.

Noun
en-noun

  1. obsolete A loft or upper chamber forming the private accommodation of the head of the household in a medieval hall; a garret room.

Translations

ttbc|Sindhi: Ø´ÙÙسÙÙ (Shamsee)


Portuguese

Adjective
solar

  1. solar

Noun
solar m

  1. mansion

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