What does Solar mean?

Definitions for Solar
ˈsoʊ lərSo·lar

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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).

  2. Etymology: soler, solere, from solarium.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Solar, Solaryadjective

    Etymology: solaire, French; solaris, Latin.

    The corpuscles that make up the beams of light be solary effluviums, or minute particles of some ethereal substance, thrusting on one another from the lucid body. Boyle.

    Instead of golden fruits,
    By genial show’rs and solar heat supply’d,
    Unsufferable Winter hath defac’d
    Earth’s blooming charms, and made a barren waste. Richard Blackmore.

    They denominate some herbs solar, and some lunar. Francis Bacon.

    Scripture hath been punctual in other records, concerning solary miracles. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours.

    The cock was pleas’d to hear him speak so fair,
    And proud beside, as solar people are. Dryden.

    The rule to find the moon’s age, on any day of any solar month, cannot shew precisely an exact account of the moon, because of the inequality of the motions of the sun and moon, and the number of days of the solar months. William Holder, on Time.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Solaradjective

    a loft or upper chamber; a garret room

  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

  3. Solaradjective

    born under the predominant influence of the sun

  4. Solaradjective

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

  5. Solaradjective

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

  6. 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. Kelly Miller:

    Comets and primitive bodies in the outer solar system are really interesting because theyre thought to be leftover building blocks of the solar system, those small bodies could be incorporated into larger bodies, like Titan, and the dense, organic-rich rocky material could be found in its core.

  2. Makoto Moore:

    Plume collapses occur when the heat generated at the surface by The Calf Canyon/Hermits Peak fire is no longer sufficient to maintain an updraft, it could be because of the fire running out of fuel, or shading of the solar insolation, or any number of reasons, but the energy at the surface is cut and the column collapses due to its own weight and gravity.

  3. Dana Hurley:

    This research is telling us that meteoroids are doing some of the work for us and transporting material from the coldest places to some of the boundary regions where astronauts can access it with a solar-powered rover, it's also telling us that what we need to do is get on the surface of one of these regions and get some firsthand data about what's happening.

  4. 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.

  5. Ed Stone:

    This has really been a wonderful journey that began with the launch of two spacecraft in 1977 to explore Jupiter and Saturn, our journey has expanded deeper and deeper into space. We had no quantitative idea of how big this bubble is that the sun creates around itself with its supersonic solar wind, made of ionized plasma, which is speeding away from the sun in all directions. And we didn't know the spacecraft could live long enough to reach the edge of the bubble, leave it and enter nearby interstellar space.

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