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).

    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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    Song lyrics by solar -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by solar on the Lyrics.com website.

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. Musa Mkapa:

    Many countries are looking to go the solar way as part of corporate responsibility, if you look at most fumes that go into the air from smoke emanating from factories, then you have to think twice.

  2. Rosaly Lopes:

    Titan has an active methane-based hydrologic cycle that has shaped a complex geologic landscape, making its surface one of most geologically diverse in the solar system.

  3. Scott Sheppard:

    Using some of the largest telescopes in the world, we are now completing the inventory of small moons around the giant planets, they play a crucial role in helping us determine how our Solar System's planets formed and evolved.

  4. Bill McKibben:

    The only bright point is that, as the study authors say, they haven't factored in the plummeting cost of solar power, that's the one way out we still might take -- but only if our governments take full advantage of the breakthroughs our engineers have produced.

  5. Scott Sheppard:

    Most objects that we know of interact with the planets in some way so the orbits have been disturbed over the past few billion years, whereas this object is so distant that it may not have been disturbed by planets. So its orbit is a pristine orbit from the formation of the original solar system. If we can get its orbit and understand how it formed and how it got there, it will tell us a lot about the formation of our solar system.

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