solar dish, solar collector, solar furnace(noun)
a concave mirror that concentrates the rays of the sun; can produce high temperatures
A solar furnace is a structure that uses concentrated solar power to produce high temperatures, usually for industry. Parabolic mirrors or heliostats concentrate light onto a focal point. The temperature at the focal point may reach 3,500 °C, and this heat can be used to generate electricity, melt steel, make hydrogen fuel or nanomaterials. The largest solar furnace is at Odeillo in the Pyrénées-Orientales in France, opened in 1970. It employs an array of plane mirrors to gather sunlight, reflecting it onto a larger curved mirror.
The numerical value of solar furnace in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of solar furnace in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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