relating to or derived from the sun or utilizing the energies of the sun
"solar eclipse"; "solar energy"
Pertaining to the Sun (the star Sol).
Origin: soler, solere, from solarium.
a loft or upper chamber; a garret room
of or pertaining to the sun; proceeding from the sun; as, the solar system; solar light; solar rays; solar influence. See Solar system, below
born under the predominant influence of the sun
measured by the progress or revolution of the sun in the ecliptic; as, the solar year
produced by the action of the sun, or peculiarly affected by its influence
Origin: [OE. soler, AS. solere, L. solarium, from sol the sun. See Solar, a.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sō′lar, adj. pertaining to the sun: measured by the progress of the sun: produced by the sun.—n. Sōlarisā′tion, exposure to the action of the sun's rays: the effect in photography of over-exposure.—v.t. Sō′larise, to injure by exposing too long to the sun's light in a camera.—v.i. to take injury by too long exposure to the sun's light in a camera:—pr.p. sō′larīsing; pa.p. sō′larīsed.—ns. Sō′larism, excessive use of solar-myths in the explanation of mythology; Sō′larist, one addicted to solarism; Sōlā′rium, a sun-dial: a place suited to receive the sun's rays—in a hospital or sanatorium; Sō′lar-mī′croscope, an apparatus for projecting upon a screen by means of sunlight an enlarged view of any object—essentially the same as the combination of lenses used in the magic-lantern taken in conjunction with a heliostat; Sō′lar-myth, a myth allegorising the course of the sun, by some mythologists constantly invoked to explain the problems of mythology; Sō′lar-print, a photographic print made in a solar camera from a negative; Sō′lar-sys′tem, the planets and comets which circle round the sun—also called Planetary-system.—Solar flowers, flowers which open and shut daily at certain hours; Solar spots=Sun-spots (see Sun); Solar time (see Time); Solar year (see Year). [L. sol, the sun, solaris, pertaining to the sun.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'SOLAR' in Adjectives Frequency: #882
The numerical value of SOLAR in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of SOLAR in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It's time for the human race to enter the solar system.
Solar flares represent the most violent eruptions in the solar system, they release energy comparable to a couple billion megatons of TNT in a few minutes.
The American solar industry, including small producers like Silicon Energy, has been devastated by the unfair trade practices of Chinese and Taiwanese solar producers.
We’re going to prioritize delivery of the Powerwall to people that have an existing solar installation or are getting a solar installation because the solar installation comes with an…inverter.
This object may allow us to be able to find a much bigger object that is out in our solar system, and if there is a really big object out in the very far outer part of our solar system, it would be very hard to explain that with what we know about solar system formation.
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- solarCatalan, Valencian
- sluneční, solárníCzech
- solar, Solar-German
- aurinko-, auringon-Finnish
- արևային, արեգակնայինArmenian
- sōlāris, solisLatin
- matahari, suria, kemataharian, syamsiMalay
- لمريزPashto, Pushto
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