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Any of several devices that absorb and accumulate solar radiation for use as a source of energy.
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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.
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|Noun||1.||solar 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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