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sun·light

 (sŭn′līt′)
n.
The light of the sun; sunshine.

sunlight

(ˈsʌnlaɪt)
n
1. (Astronomy) the light emanating from the sun
2. an area or the time characterized by sunshine
ˈsunlit adj

sun•light

(ˈsʌnˌlaɪt)

n.
the light of the sun; sunshine.
[1175–1225]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sunlight - the rays of the sunsunlight - the rays of the sun; "the shingles were weathered by the sun and wind"
light, visible light, visible radiation - (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation; "the light was filtered through a soft glass window"
sunburst - a sudden emergence of the sun from behind clouds
sunbeam, sunray - a ray of sunlight

sunlight

noun sunshine, light, sun, daylight, natural light, sun's rays I saw her sitting at a window table, bathed in sunlight.
Translations
ضُوءُ الشَّمْسضوء الشَّمْس
sluneční svit
sollys
auringonvaloauringonpaiste
sunčeva svjetlost
napfény
sólarljós
日光
햇빛
slnečný svit
sončna svetloba
solljus
แสงอาทิตย์
ánh sáng mặt trời

sunlight

[ˈsʌnlaɪt] Nsol m, luz f del sol
those plants must be kept out of direct sunlighta esas plantas no las debe dar el sol directamente
hours of sunlight (Met) → horas fpl de sol
in the sunlightal sol

sunlight

[ˈsʌnlaɪt] nsoleil m
in the sunlight → au soleil

sunlight

[ˈsʌnˌlaɪt] n(luce f del) sole m
in the sunlight → alla luce del sole

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.

sunlight

ضُوءُ الشَّمْس sluneční svit sollys Sonnenlicht ηλιακό φως luz del sol auringonvalo rayons de soleil sunčeva svjetlost luce solare 日光 햇빛 zonlicht sollys światło słoneczne luz do sol солнечный свет solljus แสงอาทิตย์ gün ışığı ánh sáng mặt trời 阳光

sunlight

n luz f solar or del sol
References in classic literature ?
She has sent messengers to his court with costly gifts; but all have returned sick for want of sunlight, weary and sad; we have watched over them, heedless of sun or shower, but still his dark spirits do their work, and we are left to weep over our blighted blossoms.
And on the far side of the valley lay what appeared to be a mighty city, its great walls, its lofty spires, its turrets, minarets, and domes showing red and yellow in the sunlight.
It was a day of amber sunlight, but there was a shiver of coming winter in the air.
At a later date we began to feel less in danger of their eyes, for to an eye in the dazzle of the sunlight outside our refuge must have been blank blackness, but at first the slightest suggestion of approach drove us into the scullery in heart-throbbing retreat.
The girl had moved a step towards him as she spoke, and a gleam of sunlight which had found its way into the grove flashed for a moment on the.
The very sunlight looks desolation, falling through the thick-blossoming apple-trees as through the chinks and crevices of deserted Egyptian cities.
The sunlight pales Athwart the trampled grass; the fading moon Still twinkles on the frost-flakes scattered round.
The river - with the sunlight flashing from its dancing wavelets, gilding gold the grey-green beech- trunks, glinting through the dark, cool wood paths, chasing shadows o'er the shallows, flinging diamonds from the mill-wheels, throwing kisses to the lilies, wantoning with the weirs' white waters, silvering moss-grown walls and bridges, brightening every tiny townlet, making sweet each lane and meadow, lying tangled in the rushes, peeping, laughing, from each inlet, gleaming gay on many a far sail, making soft the air with glory - is a golden fairy stream.
He roared aloud, and his hanger went up above his head, flashing in the sunlight.
Five or six had already hatched and the grotesque caricatures which sat blinking in the sunlight were enough to cause me to doubt my sanity.
Fentolin pointed to the great north window near which they were standing, through which the clear sunlight streamed a little pitilessly upon her worn face and mass of dyed hair.
as the ship rolled) a dusty beam of sunlight shone in, and dazzled and delighted me.