Definitions for SOLARˈsoʊ lər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

so•larˈsoʊ lər(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to the sun:

    solar phenomena.

    Category: Astronomy

  2. determined by the sun:

    solar hour.

    Category: Astronomy

  3. proceeding from the sun, as light or heat.

    Category: Astronomy

  4. utilizing, operated by, or depending on solar energy.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Energy

  5. indicating time by means of or with reference to the sun:

    a solar chronometer.

    Category: Horology

Origin of solar:

1400–50; late ME < L sōlāris=sōlsun+-āris -ar1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. solar(adj)

    relating to or derived from the sun or utilizing the energies of the sun

    "solar eclipse"; "solar energy"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. solar(adjective)ˈsoʊ lər

    relating to the sun

    solar powered water heating


  1. Solar(Adjective)

    Pertaining to the Sun (the star Sol).

  2. Origin: soler, solere, from solarium.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Solar(adj)

    a loft or upper chamber; a garret room

  2. Solar(adj)

    of or pertaining to the sun; proceeding from the sun; as, the solar system; solar light; solar rays; solar influence. See Solar system, below

  3. Solar(adj)

    born under the predominant influence of the sun

  4. Solar(adj)

    measured by the progress or revolution of the sun in the ecliptic; as, the solar year

  5. Solar(adj)

    produced by the action of the sun, or peculiarly affected by its influence


  1. Solar

    Solar is an American fictional comic book character. Originally known as Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom, he first appeared in a comic book published by Gold Key Comics in the 1960s. He has since appeared in other incarnations in books published by Valiant Comics in the 1990s, and Dark Horse Comics in the 2000s.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'SOLAR' in Adjectives Frequency: #882

Anagrams of SOLAR

  1. orals

Translations for SOLAR

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


having to do with, powered by, or influenced by, the sun

the solar year; a solar heating system.

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