What does Solar mean?

Definitions for Solar
ˈsoʊ lərSo·lar

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Solar.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. solaradjective

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

    "solar eclipse"; "solar energy"

Wiktionary

  1. Solaradjective

    Pertaining to the Sun (the star Sol).

    Etymology: soler, solere, from solarium.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Solaradjective

    a loft or upper chamber; a garret room

    Etymology: [OE. soler, AS. solere, L. solarium, from sol the sun. See Solar, a.]

  2. Solaradjective

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

    Etymology: [OE. soler, AS. solere, L. solarium, from sol the sun. See Solar, a.]

  3. Solaradjective

    born under the predominant influence of the sun

    Etymology: [OE. soler, AS. solere, L. solarium, from sol the sun. See Solar, a.]

  4. Solaradjective

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

    Etymology: [OE. soler, AS. solere, L. solarium, from sol the sun. See Solar, a.]

  5. Solaradjective

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

    Etymology: [OE. soler, AS. solere, L. solarium, from sol the sun. See Solar, a.]

Freebase

  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Solar

    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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. solar

    Relating to the sun.

    The solar windmills were a dual power project.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 18, 2020  
  2. solar

    To use the energy from the sun.

    Solar lights and solar products are a great idea to ensure accessible products and cost effective production of energy.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 18, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Solar in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Solar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Solar in a Sentence

  1. David Tholen:

    We think there could be thousands of small bodies like 2015 TG387 out on the Solar System's fringes, but their distance makes finding them very difficult, currently we would only detect 2015 TG387 when it is near its closest approach to the Sun. For some 99 percent of its 40,000-year orbit, it would be too faint to see.

  2. Robin Green:

    Ladies and gentlemen, today we're here to honor electricity, the charge that charges everything from those electrons snapping in our brain to our father the sun. What's the sun It's kind of like a brain. Electromagnetic field, solar flares sparking back and forth from those nerve cells. We're all one, folks, giant blobs of electricity, all of us. Positive & negative, electromagnetic fields just circling each other. Positive, negative, north, south, male and female. Looking for that electric moment. Magnet to magnet, opposites attract.

  3. Elizabeth Warren:

    A decade ago, there were zero major solar power projects on public lands. Today, the Bureau of Land Management has approved 11,000 megawatts of renewable wind, solar, and geothermal projects?, but to make a real dent in the problem, we're going to need a whole lot more.

  4. Alexander MacDonald:

    With an ‘ interstate for electrons ’, renewable energy could be delivered anywhere in the country while emissions plummet, an HVDC grid would create a national electricity market in which all types of generation, including low-carbon sources, compete on a cost basis. The surprise was how dominant wind and solar could be.

  5. Bertrand Piccard:

    Can you imagine that a solar powered airplane without fuel can now fly longer than a jet plane! this is a clear message that clean technologies can achieve impossible goals.

Images & Illustrations of Solar

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