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sun·flow·er

 (sŭn′flou′ər)
n.
1. Any of several plants of the genus Helianthus of the composite family, especially H. annuus, having tall coarse stems and large, yellow-rayed flower heads that produce edible seeds rich in oil.
2. A brilliant yellow to strong or vivid orange yellow.

sunflower

(ˈsʌnˌflaʊə)
n
1. (Plants) any of several American plants of the genus Helianthus, esp H. annuus, having very tall thick stems, large flower heads with yellow rays, and seeds used as food, esp for poultry: family Asteraceae (composites). See also Jerusalem artichoke
2. (Cookery) sunflower seed oil the oil extracted from sunflower seeds, used as a salad oil, in the manufacture of margarine, etc

sun•flow•er

(ˈsʌnˌflaʊ ər)

n.
any of various composite plants of the genus Helianthus, as H. annuus, having showy, yellow-rayed flower heads and edible seeds that yield an oil.
[1555–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sunflower - any plant of the genus Helianthus having large flower heads with dark disk florets and showy yellow rayssunflower - any plant of the genus Helianthus having large flower heads with dark disk florets and showy yellow rays
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
genus Helianthus - genus of tall erect or branched American annual or perennial herbs with showy flowers: sunflowers
Helianthus angustifolius, swamp sunflower - sunflower of eastern North America having narrow leaves and found in bogs
common sunflower, Helianthus annuus, mirasol - annual sunflower grown for silage and for its seeds which are a source of oil; common throughout United States and much of North America
giant sunflower, Helianthus giganteus, tall sunflower, Indian potato - very tall American perennial of central and the eastern United States to Canada having edible tuberous roots
Helianthus laetiflorus, showy sunflower - tall rough-leaved perennial with a few large flower heads; central United States
Helianthus maximilianii, Maximilian's sunflower - tall perennial of central United States to Canada having golden-yellow flowers
Helianthus petiolaris, prairie sunflower - similar to the common sunflower with slender usually branching stems common in central United States
Helianthus tuberosus, Jerusalem artichoke sunflower, girasol, Jerusalem artichoke - tall perennial with hairy stems and leaves; widely cultivated for its large irregular edible tubers
Translations
عَبّاد الشَّمْسعَبَّادُ الشَّمْس
slunečnice
solsikke
auringonkukka
suncokret
napraforgó
sólblóm
ヒマワリ
해바라기
floarea soarelui
slnečnica
sončnica
solros
ดอกทานตะวัน
ayçiçeğigündöndü
hoa hướng dương

sunflower

[ˈsʌnˌflaʊəʳ]
A. Ngirasol m
B. CPD sunflower oil Naceite m de girasol
sunflower seeds NPLpipas fpl

sunflower

[ˈsʌnflaʊər] ntournesol msunflower oil nhuile f de tournesolsunflower seeds nplgraines fpl de tournesol

sunflower

[ˈsʌnˌflaʊəʳ] ngirasole m

sun

(san) noun
1. the round body in the sky that gives light and heat to the earth. The Sun is nearly 150 million kilometres away from the Earth.
2. any of the fixed stars. Do other suns have planets revolving round them?
3. light and heat from the sun; sunshine. We sat in the sun; In Britain they don't get enough sun; The sun has faded the curtains.
verbpast tense, past participle sunned
to expose (oneself) to the sun's rays. He's sunning himself in the garden.
ˈsunless adjective
without sun, or lacking sunlight. a sunless room.
ˈsunny adjective
1. filled with sunshine. sunny weather.
2. cheerful and happy. The child has a sunny nature.
ˈsunniness noun
ˈsunbathe verb
to lie or sit in the sun, especially wearing few clothes, in order to get a suntan.
ˈsunbeam noun
a ray of the sun.
ˈsunburn noun
the brown or red colour of the skin caused by exposure to the sun's rays.
ˈsunburned, ˈsunburnt adjective
sunburnt faces.
ˈsundial noun
a device, usually in a garden, for telling time from the shadow of a rod or plate on its surface cast by the sun.
ˈsundown noun
(especially American) sunset.
ˈsunflower noun
a type of large yellow flower with petals like rays of the sun, from whose seeds we get oil.
ˈsunglasses noun plural
glasses of dark-coloured glass or plastic to protect the eyes in bright sunlight.
ˈsunlight noun
the light of the sun. The cat was sitting in a patch of sunlight.
ˈsunlit adjective
lighted up by the sun. a sunlit room.
ˈsunrise noun
the rising of the sun in the morning, or the time of this.
ˈsunset noun
the setting of the sun, or the time of this. the red glow of the sunset.
ˈsunshade noun
a type of umbrella for sheltering a person from the sun; a parasol.
ˈsunshine noun
1. the light of the sun. The children were playing in the sunshine.
2. cheerfulness or happiness.
ˈsunstroke noun
a serious illness caused by being in very hot sunshine for too long.
ˈsuntan noun
a brown colour of the skin caused by exposure to the sun. I'm trying to get a suntan.
catch the sun
to become sunburnt.
under the sun
in the whole world. I'm sure that he must have visited every country under the sun.

sunflower

عَبَّادُ الشَّمْس slunečnice solsikke Sonnenblume ηλιοτρόπιο girasol auringonkukka tournesol suncokret girasole ヒマワリ 해바라기 zonnebloem solsikke słonecznik girassol подсолнечник solros ดอกทานตะวัน ayçiçeği hoa hướng dương 向日葵
References in classic literature ?
This year it was to be a plantation of sun flowers, the seeds of which cheerful land aspiring plant were to feed Aunt Cockle-top and her family of chicks.
Food Security Commissioner further informed that the rains would also be fruitful for oil seed crops including mustard, sun flower and others standing over the thousand of hectares of land across the country and would help to boost their output and enhance the farmer's income.
Berth occupancy was managed at the Port at 35% on Thursday where a total of six ships namely, CMA CGA Indus, Trade Will, Medi Chiba, White Purl, YM Miranda and Horizon and currently occupying berths to load/offload containers, Sun Flower seeds, Soya Bean seeds, Chemicals, LPG and Palm oil respectively during last 24 hours.
Berth occupancy was reported at the port at 53% on Wednesday where a total of nine ships namely, APL Hawaii, MSC Al-Geciras, Northern Megnum, African Arrow, Trade Will Medi Chiba, Genuine Venus, White Purl and Horizon are currently occupying berths to load/offload Containers, Steel coil, Sun flower seeds, Soya Bean seeds, Chemicals, LPG and Palm oil respectively during last 24 hours.
load/ offload containers, Coal, Sun Flower Seeds, Canola Seeds,
He said cultivation of sun flower costs expenses less than other crops and also it needs less water.
In "Silver and Gold Apples," a mysterious woman named Sun Flower operates a "Gallery of Dreams" out of a vacant storefront, and the realtor falls for her.
Sun Flower on the town's High Street was victorious ahead of runners up Happy Valley, Penygroes, and Good Luck, Barmouth.
Keep watering the plants and remove any extra sun flower heads which appear so you are left with just one.
14 (SUNA) Following his arrival to Al-Gazira state , Friday mornining, the Vice President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman, acommenied by the state ministers of the ministeries of Agriculture, Finance and National Economy, Decenteralized Governance Chamber, and the Dupty Chairman of the Governor of the Centeral Bank, stood on the the harves of the airy rice and the genetically modified cotton and were assured on the arrangements of the cultivation of the sun flower for the winter season.
Five momarsa for the supply of 200 tons yellow dent corn, (b) 100 tons cotton seeds meal with dissolvent, (c) 150 tons wheat bran, also (d) 50 tons soybean meal & (e) 50 tons sun flower seeds meal .
As a second project, GLB planned to plant 200,000 sun flower seeds which would be crushed to make sun flower oil to be sold inside Sudan, he said, adding that part of it would be exported to neighbouring countries.