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).

  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

Anagrams for solar »

  1. orals

  2. rosal

  3. soral

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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. Sumant Sinha:

    When Narendra Modi became prime minister in 2014, we had about 20,000 megawatts of both wind and solar installed, at that point, Narendra Modi set a target of getting, by the end of 2022, almost 175,000 megawatts of wind and solar installed... and that is actually quite remarkable.

  2. Roger McGuinn:

    I've got an electric little motorcycle that I go to the supermarket with every day, and it's powered by the solar panels, so it's really got a zero carbon footprint.

  3. Nirmala Sitharaman:

    A scheme to enable farmers to set up solar power generation capacity on their barren/fallow lands and to sell it to the grid would be operationalized.

  4. Thomas Zurbuchen:

    Parker Solar Probe' touching the Sun' is a monumental moment for solar science and a truly remarkable feat, not only does this milestone provide us with deeper insights into our Sun's evolution and( its) impacts on our solar system, but everything we learn about our own star also teaches us more about stars in the rest of the universe.

  5. Jim Gordon:

    Our business is booming because there's a perfect storm of elements converging that are really lifting solar energy, people are concerned about energy security.

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