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solar collector

n.
Any of several devices that absorb and accumulate solar radiation for use as a source of energy.

so′lar collec′tor


n.
any of numerous devices or systems designed to capture and use solar radiation for heating air or water and for producing steam to generate electricity.
[1955–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.solar collector - a concave mirror that concentrates the rays of the sunsolar collector - a concave mirror that concentrates the rays of the sun; can produce high temperatures
reflector - device that reflects radiation
solar thermal system - a system that converts sunlight into heat
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