Associations to the word «Solar»

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SOLAR, adjective. Of or pertaining to the sun; proceeding from the sun; as, the solar system; solar light; solar rays; solar influence.
SOLAR, adjective. (astrology) (obsolete) Born under the predominant influence of the sun.
SOLAR, adjective. Measured by the progress or revolution of the sun in the ecliptic; as, the solar year.
SOLAR, adjective. Produced by the action of the sun, or peculiarly affected by its influence.
SOLAR, noun. (obsolete) A loft or upper chamber forming the private accommodation of the head of the household in a medieval hall; a garret room.
SOLAR, adjective. Pertaining to the Sun (the star Sol).
SOLAR APEX, noun. (astronomy) The point to which the Sun appears to be moving with respect to the local stars
SOLAR APEXES, noun. Plural of solar apex
SOLAR APICES, noun. Plural of solar apex
SOLAR CALENDAR, noun. A calendar based on the movement of the Earth around the Sun, which defines the year. Dates indicate the position of the Earth during this revolution.
SOLAR CELL, noun. A semiconductor device that converts the radiant energy of sunlight into electrical energy
SOLAR CELLS, noun. Plural of solar cell
SOLAR COLLECTOR, noun. Any system designed to capture of solar radiation for producing thermal energy, which may be used for space heating or for electricity generation.
SOLAR CONSTANT, noun. The amount of incoming solar radiation per unit area, measured on the outer surface of Earth's atmosphere, in a plane perpendicular to the rays.
SOLAR CORONA, noun. (astronomy) The upper atmosphere of the sun, only visible during a total solar eclipse
SOLAR CORONAS, noun. Plural of solar corona
SOLAR DAY, noun. (astronomy) one day of solar time, the time between successive noons; the time in which a planet such as Earth apparently rotates once around its axis, relative to the sun (on Earth about 24 hours as an average - the length of solar day is not constant throughout the year)
SOLAR DAYS, noun. Plural of solar day
SOLAR ECLIPSE, noun. (astronomy) A phenomenon occurring when the Moon passes between the Earth and the sun.
SOLAR ECLIPSES, noun. Plural of solar eclipse
SOLAR ENERGETIC PARTICLE, noun. (astronomy) A high-energy particle coming from the Sun.
SOLAR ENERGETIC PARTICLES, noun. Plural of solar energetic particle
SOLAR ENERGY, noun. Energy in the form of electromagnetic radiation emitted from the Sun; especially that part of this energy that is converted into usable thermal or electrical energy by man.
SOLAR ENGINE, noun. Any engine that converts energy from the sun into electrical, or mechanical energy; especially such an engine used for the propulsion of a spacecraft
SOLAR FLARE, noun. (astronomy) A violent explosion in the Sun's atmosphere.
SOLAR FLARES, noun. Plural of solar flare
SOLAR LAMP, noun. Argand lamp
SOLAR MASS, noun. (astronomy) a unit, equal to the mass of the sun, used to express the mass of other stars etc
SOLAR NEBULA, noun. (astronomy) A disc-shaped cloud of gas and dust left over from the formation of the Sun.
SOLAR NEBULAE, noun. Plural of solar nebula
SOLAR NEBULAS, noun. Plural of solar nebula
SOLAR NOON, noun. The local time when the sun is closest to its zenith
SOLAR OIL, noun. A paraffin oil used as an illuminant and lubricant.
SOLAR PANEL, noun. An array of connected solar cells
SOLAR PANELS, noun. Plural of solar panel
SOLAR PLEXUS, noun. (anatomy) A complex network of nerves and ganglia, located within the abdomen behind the stomach.
SOLAR PROMINENCE, noun. (astronomy) Large eruptions of luminous hydrogen gas that rise thousands of kilometers above the chromosphere of the Sun.
SOLAR RADIATION, noun. (astronomy) All the electromagnetic radiation and subatomic particles radiated from the Sun, especially that part that reaches the Earth
SOLAR REJECT, noun. An individual who is not able to use solar energy to power their home.
SOLAR REJECTS, noun. Plural of solar reject
SOLAR SAIL, noun. (astronautics) A sail-like structure on a spacecraft consisting of enormous ultrathin mirrors, propulsion being achieved by the radiation pressure of light from a star or laser.
SOLAR SAILS, noun. Plural of solar sail
SOLAR STILL, noun. A simple distillation device consisting of a sheet of plastic placed over a pit, allowing water vapor produced by evaporation to run back into a collection vessel.
SOLAR SYSTEM, proper noun. The Solar System; the Sun and all the objects in orbit around it.
SOLAR SYSTEM, noun. Any collection of heavenly bodies including a star or binary star, and any lighter stars, brown dwarfs, planets, and other objects in orbit.
SOLAR SYSTEM, proper noun. The Sun and all the heavenly bodies that orbit around it, including the eight planets, their moons, the asteroids, and comets.
SOLAR SYSTEM, noun. Alternative letter-case form of Solar System
SOLAR SYSTEMS, noun. Plural of solar system
SOLAR TELESCOPE, noun. (astronomy) A telescope designed to make observations of the sun.
SOLAR TIME, noun. (astronomy) The local time based on a solar day - the mean time between successive noons.
SOLAR TOPEE, noun. A pith helmet
SOLAR TRACKER, noun. Device that moves so as to aim a collector of solar energy at the sun as it crosses the sky
SOLAR WIND, noun. (astronomy) The outflow of charged particles from the solar corona into space. Because of the high temperature of the particles of the corona, they are moving at speeds higher than the solar escape velocity.
SOLAR WINDS, noun. Plural of solar wind
SOLAR YEAR, noun. The time it takes the Earth to pass once around the Sun, for instance from vernal equinox to vernal equinox.
SOLAR YEARS, noun. Plural of solar year

Dictionary definition

SOLAR, adjective. Relating to or derived from the sun or utilizing the energies of the sun; "solar eclipse"; "solar energy".

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