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Baked, dried, or hardened by exposure to sunlight: sunbaked bricks; the sunbaked salt flats.


1. (Physical Geography) (esp of roads, etc) dried or cracked by the sun's heat
2. baked hard by the heat of the sun: sunbaked bricks.



1. baked by exposure to the sun, as bricks.
2. heated, dried, or hardened by the heat of the sun.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sunbaked - dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlightsunbaked - dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight; "a vast desert all adust"; "land lying baked in the heat"; "parched soil"; "the earth was scorched and bare"; "sunbaked salt flats"
dry - free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet; "dry land"; "dry clothes"; "a dry climate"; "dry splintery boards"; "a dry river bed"; "the paint is dry"
2.sunbaked - baked or hardened by exposure to sunlight; not burned; "sunbaked adobe bricks"
tempered, toughened, hardened, treated - made hard or flexible or resilient especially by heat treatment; "a sword of tempered steel"; "tempered glass"


[ˈsʌnbeɪkt] ADJendurecido al sol
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Here the ground was sunbaked and wide open in a multitude of cracks.
"Surely," answered Holmes, "it is not hard to say that a man with that bearing, expression of authority, and sunbaked skin, is a soldier, is more than a private, and is not long from India."
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LOCKED in a sunbaked football stadium without food or water, about a thousand refugees have queued for hours to register with overwhelmed Greek authorities on the holiday island of Kos.
American independent cinema hasn't wanted recently for sunbaked meditations on male adolescent angst in scenic rural surroundings.
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Some craters on the sunbaked planet are chilly enough to hold frozen water.
SUNBAKED Cristiano Ronaldo has left Aberdeen boss Jimmy Calderwood's notorious tan well and truly in the shade.
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