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so·lar

 (sō′lər)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or proceeding from the sun: solar rays; solar physics.
2. Using or operated by energy derived from the sun: a solar heating system.
3. Determined or measured in reference to the sun: the solar year.

[Middle English, from Latin sōlāris, from sōl, sun; see sāwel- in Indo-European roots.]

solar

(ˈsəʊlə)
adj
1. (Astronomy) of or relating to the sun: solar eclipse.
2. (General Physics) operating by or utilizing the energy of the sun: solar cell.
3. (Astronomy) astronomy determined from the motion of the earth relative to the sun: solar year.
4. (Astrology) astrology subject to the influence of the sun
[C15: from Latin sōlāris, from sōl the sun]

so•lar

(ˈsoʊ lər)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the sun: solar phenomena.
2. determined by the sun: solar hour.
3. proceeding from the sun, as light or heat.
4. utilizing, operated by, or depending on solar energy.
5. indicating time by means of or with reference to the sun: a solar chronometer.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin sōlāris=sōl sun + -āris -ar1]

so·lar

(sō′lər)
1. Relating to the sun: solar radiation.
2. Using or operated by energy from the sun: a solar heating system.
3. Measured in reference to the sun: solar time.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.solar - relating to or derived from the sun or utilizing the energies of the sun; "solar eclipse"; "solar energy"
Translations
شَمْسيشَمْسِيّ
sluneční
sol-
aurinko-
solarni
nap-napenergiát felhasználó
sól-, sólar-, sólarorku-
太陽の
태양의
naudojantis saulės energijąsaulės akumuliatoriussaulės sistema
saules-solārs-
solárny
sončensončni sistem
sol-
เกี่ยวกับดวงอาทิตย์
güneşgüneş enerjiligüneşe ait
thuộc mặt trời

solar

[ˈsəʊləʳ]
A. ADJsolar
B. CPD solar battery Npila f solar
solar calculator Ncalculadora f solar
solar calendar Ncalendario m solar
solar cell Ncélula f solar
solar eclipse Neclipse m solar
solar energy Nenergía f solar
solar flare Nerupción f solar
solar heat Ncalor m solar
solar heating Ncalefacción f solar
solar panel Npanel m solar
solar plexus N (Anat) → plexo m solar
solar power Nenergía f solar
solar system Nsistema m solar
solar wind Nviento m solar
solar year Naño m solar

solar

[ˈsəʊlər] adjsolairesolar cell ncellule f solairesolar eclipse néclipse f de soleil

solar

adjSonnen-, Solar-; solar activitySonnenaktivität f; solar calendarSonnenkalender m; solar heatSonnenwärme f; solar power/radiationSonnenkraft f/-strahlung f; solar yearSonnenjahr nt

solar

:
solar battery
nSonnen- or Solarbatterie f
solar cell
nSolarzelle f
solar collector
solar eclipse
solar energy
solar flare
nSonneneruption f
solar heating
nSolarheizung f

solar

:
solar panel
solar plexus
nSolarplexus m (spec), → Magengrube f
solar-powered
solar power plant
nSolaranlage f, → Solarkraftwerk nt
solar system
nSonnensystem nt
solar wind
nSonnen- or Solarwind m

solar

[ˈsəʊləʳ] adjsolare

solar

(ˈsəulə) adjective
having to do with, powered by, or influenced by, the sun. the solar year; a solar heating system.
solar ˈpanel noun
a piece of equipment, usually installed on a roof, that absorbs energy from the sun to heat water or turn it into electricity.
ˌsolar-ˈpowered adjective
solar system
the Sun or any star and the planets which move round it.

solar

شَمْسِيّ sluneční sol- Sonnen- ηλιακός solar aurinko- solaire solarni solare 太陽の 태양의 zonne- sol- słoneczny solar солнечный sol- เกี่ยวกับดวงอาทิตย์ güneş thuộc mặt trời 太阳的

solar

a. solar, rel. al sol.

solar

adj solar
References in classic literature ?
He burns, too, the purest of oil, in its unmanufactured, and, therefore, unvitiated state; a fluid unknown to solar, lunar, or astral contrivances ashore.
We had encountered the horn-blower on the way, and he had tried to collect compensation, not only for announcing the sunset, which we did see, but for the sunrise, which we had totally missed; but we said no, we only took our solar rations on the "European plan"--pay for what you get.
These three names are common and familiar in every nook and corner of heaven, clear from one end of it to the other - fully as well known as the eighty Supreme Archangels, in fact - where as our Moses, and Adam, and the rest, have not been heard of outside of our world's little corner of heaven, except by a few very learned men scattered here and there - and they always spell their names wrong, and get the performances of one mixed up with the doings of another, and they almost always locate them simply IN OUR SOLAR SYSTEM, and think that is enough without going into little details such as naming the particular world they are from.
That I could have been at our old church in my old church-going clothes, on the very last Sunday that ever was, seemed a combination of impossibilities, geographical and social, solar and lunar.
They have learned that it is the solar eighth ray which propels the light of the sun to the various planets, and that it is the individual eighth ray of each planet which "reflects," or propels the light thus obtained out into space once more.
The penetrating power of the solar rays does not seem to cease for a depth of one hundred and fifty fathoms.
These were fervent Brahmins, the bitterest foes of Buddhism, their deities being Vishnu, the solar god, Shiva, the divine impersonation of natural forces, and Brahma, the supreme ruler of priests and legislators.
Dim and wonderful is the vision I have conjured up in my mind of life spreading slowly from this little seed bed of the solar system throughout the inanimate vastness of sidereal space.
Why, in truth, sir," was Monte Cristo's reply, "man is but an ugly caterpillar for him who studies him through a solar microscope; but you said, I think, that I had nothing else to do.
You will get a better idea of the magnitude of the sidereal system, however, by remembering that, in comparison with it, the distances of our entire solar system are as mere specks.
The fact that we cannot meet without your endeavouring to plant a temperamental left jab on my spiritual solar plexus encourages me to think that you are beginning at last to understand that we are affinities.
Merely a close-shaved gentleman in white trousers and a white hat, with sea- bronze on the judicial countenance, and a strip of bark peeled by the solar rays from the judicial nose, who calls in at the shell- fish shop as he comes along and drinks iced ginger-beer!