What does solar mean?

Definitions for solar
ˈsoʊ lərso·lar

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. solar(adj)

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

    "solar eclipse"; "solar energy"

Wiktionary

  1. Solar(Adjective)

    Pertaining to the Sun (the star Sol).

    Etymology: soler, solere, from solarium.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Solar(adj)

    a loft or upper chamber; a garret room

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

  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

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

  3. Solar(adj)

    born under the predominant influence of the sun

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

  4. Solar(adj)

    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. Solar(adj)

    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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How to say solar in sign language?

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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. Pierre Trotobas:

    The potential behind this is huge, if you [consider] the number of square kilometres of road that are available for energy instead of building big solar farms in fields, there is no issue of public acceptance.

  2. William Bottke:

    We can now use asteroids, for the first time, to tell us about many of the major events that took place in the inner solar system during the planet-formation era, this gives us a new window on a time period which has been virtually unknown up to now.

  3. Sahin Agah:

    I saw some roof tiles, bricks and solar water heaters fell from the roofs. There are some cracks in buildings. I did not see any building collapsed. Everyone is outside.

  4. Stephen Mojzsis:

    Jupiter is a very inefficient gatekeeper, its like a porous border [through which] immigrants from the outer solar system would have flooded the inner solar system.

  5. Alliance CEO Tory Bruno:

    We feel the weight of responsibility of this mission – this is Dr. Parker’s life’s work and it has culminated in this single mission, this rocket, in the span of just a few minutes, less than an hour, will send the spacecraft on its mission out to the Sun to literally fly through the corona – an absolutely amazing technological feat. WEIRD SOLAR SCIENCE : HOW NASA'S PARKER PROBE WILL DIVE THROUGH THE SUN'S ATMOSPHERE.

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