Definitions for solar
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word solar.
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).
Etymology: soler, solere, from solarium.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
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.
Solar refers to anything related to or derived from the sun, especially in relation to energy produced by the sun's rays. It often refers to systems or devices that convert sunlight into electricity or use the sun's heat for practical purposes.
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
Etymology: [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.]
Relating to the sun.
The solar windmills were a dual power project.
Submitted by MaryC on January 18, 2020
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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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Solar is ranked #16652 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Solar surname appeared 1,720 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Solar.
63.9% or 1,099 total occurrences were White.
29.5% or 508 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
3.9% or 68 total occurrences were Asian.
1.4% or 24 total occurrences were Black.
0.7% or 13 total occurrences were of two or more races.
0.4% or 8 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
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
Josh Day wife added : I think we’re pretty all in ! We live here. We work here. Babcock Ranch, near Fort Myers on state’s west coast, was developed from the beginning with a massive solar power farm generating 100 percent of the electric needs. About 350,000 photovoltaic solar panels stretch across a swath of land the size of 200 football fields. When developer Syd Kitson, a former NFL lineman with the Dallas Cowboys and Green Bay Packers, bought the 17,000-acre property, it was all old mining and farmland. Babcock Ranch, near Fort Myers on state’s west coast, was developed from the beginning with a massive solar power farm generating 100 percent of the electric needs. About 350,000 photovoltaic solar panels stretch across a swath of land the size of 200 football fields. It’s now the country’s first, fully solar city, with a very low carbon footprint, a soon-to-open school, electric shuttles that will eventually be driverless, a cute town square with shops and an emphasis on the environment and preservation. Where most developers would build and sell as many homes as possible, for greater profit, Kitson’s vision from the beginning was preserving most of the open space, now encompassing several lakes and 50 miles of bike trails. The homes run from $ 190,000 to about $ 499,000. Residents can work in the town, but are not required to do so. The fully completed footprint will eventually be 19,500 homes. We think about the way we develop differently …. It’s the most environmentally responsible, the most sustainable new town that’s ever been developed, and, it’s the first solar-powered town in America. And we’re very proud of that. In January, the first two people moved in. Now, there are 150 homes under contract with an expectation that will there will be 250 families moved in by December. Eight developers are now building homes. The vision is a unique creation of a 45,000-person small city. But first came the enormous solar farm. Syd Kitson gave the land to Florida Power Light for free, which then spent more than $ 100,000,000 installing all the panels, wires and storage batteries. That solar-generated power now is shared throughout FPL’s grid, as Babcock Ranch’s demand, at this point, remains very small. John Woolschlager, an urban planningprofessor at nearby Florida Gulf Coast University, said all cities canultimately follow Babcock Ranch’s model, but Florida Gulf Coast University will take years. Babcock Ranch’s huge advantage was that Babcock Ranch huge advantage’s being built from scratch with theself-sustainability and pro-environment philosophy on the ground first.
We are confronting three main factors that can underlie depression: an internal clock that runs slower than 24 hours, late evening light exposure that adds physiological time and further slows the process, and a dark bedroom that disallows the morning light signal essential for achieving synchrony with local solar time.
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.
These first images are just the beginning, over the next six months, the Inouye telescope's team of scientists, engineers and technicians will continue testing and commissioning The Inouye Solar Telescope to make The Inouye Solar Telescope ready for use by the international solar scientific community. The Inouye Solar Telescope will collect more information about our Sun during the first five years of The Inouye Solar Telescope lifetime than all the solar data gathered since Galileo first pointed a telescope at the Sun in 1612.
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
- solární, slunečníCzech
- solar, Solar-German
- aurinko-, auringon-Finnish
- արեգակնային, արևայինArmenian
- tenaga suryaIndonesian
- sōlāris, solisLatin
- syamsi, kemataharian, suria, matahariMalay
- لمريزPashto, Pushto
- hệ mặt trờiVietnamese
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