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proper noun 
  1. The star at the center of our solar system, represented in astronomy and astrology by â.
  2. (newspapers) An English tabloid newspaper

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noun 
  1. A star,<ref name="Illustr. Oxford 1998"/> especially when seen as the centre of any single solar system.
  2. The light and warmth which is received from the sun.<ref name="Illustr. Oxford 1998"/>
  3. Something like the sun in brightness or splendor.<ref name="Webster's c 2001">Webster's College Dictionary, Random House, 2001</ref>
  4. sunrise, Sunrise or sunset.<ref name="Webster's c 2001"/>
proper noun 
  1. The star which the Earth revolves around and receives light and warmth from.<ref name="Illustr. Oxford 1998">The Illustrated Oxford Dictionary, Oxford University Press, 1998</ref>
verb (sun, n, ed)
  1. (transitive) To expose to the warmth and radiation of the sun.<ref name="Webster's c 2001"/>
Beautiful bodies lying on the beach, sunning their bronzed limbs.
  1. (transitive) To warm or dry in the sunshine.<ref name="Webster's c 2001"/>
  2. (intransitive) To be exposed to the sun.<ref name="Illustr. Oxford 1998"/>
Etymology: (term, sunne), from
  • (term, , sunnon), from (PIE.) heteroclitic inanimate
  • (term, Wiktionary Appendix:Proto-Indo-European roots, séh2w<u>l</u>), genitive
  • (term, , sh2uln-ós, of the sun). Cognates include German (term, Sonne), Latin (term, Sol), Russian (term, sc=Cyrl, Ñ, tr=Solntse) and Ancient Greek (term, sc=polytonic, á, tr=hálios).



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