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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 ?
Among these 5,000 nebulae there is one which has received the name of the Milky Way, and which contains eighteen millions of stars, each of which has become the center of a solar world.
This last, one of the least important of the entire solar system, we call the Moon; and it is she whom the daring genius of the Americans professed their intention of conquering.
He burns, too, the purest of oil, in its unmanufactured, and, therefore, unvitiated state; a fluid unknown to solar, lunar, or astral contrivances ashore.
The solar rays shone through the watery mass easily, and dissipated all colour, and I clearly distinguished objects at a distance of a hundred and fifty yards.
It was then ten in the morning; the rays of the sun struck the surface of the waves at rather an oblique angle, and at the touch of their light, decomposed by refraction as through a prism, flowers, rocks, plants, shells, and polypi were shaded at the edges by the seven solar colours.
At each end of the solar spectrum the chemist can detect the presence of what are known as 'actinic' rays.
He searched out her solar plexus, and did no more than snap his middle finger against it.
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.
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.
Because we should have seen our continents and seas in a new light-- the first resplendent under the solar rays, the latter cloudy as represented on some maps of the world.
My surprise reached a climax, however, when I found incidentally that he was ignorant of the Copernican Theory and of the composition of the Solar System.
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.