What does sunlight mean?

Definitions for sunlight
ˈsʌnˌlaɪtsun·light

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sunlight.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sunlight, sunshine, sun(noun)

    the rays of the sun

    "the shingles were weathered by the sun and wind"

Wiktionary

  1. sunlight(Noun)

    All the electromagnetic radiation given off by the sun, especially that in the visible spectrum that bathes the earth.

  2. sunlight(Noun)

    Brightness, hope; a positive outlook.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sunlight(noun)

    the light of the sun

Freebase

  1. Sunlight

    Sunlight is a portion of the electromagnetic radiation given off by the Sun, particularly infrared, visible, and ultraviolet light. On Earth, sunlight is filtered through the Earth's atmosphere, and is obvious as daylight when the Sun is above the horizon. When the direct solar radiation is not blocked by clouds, it is experienced as sunshine, a combination of bright light and radiant heat. When it is blocked by the clouds or reflects off other objects, it is experienced as diffused light. The World Meteorological Organization uses the term "sunshine duration" to mean the cumulative time during which an area receives direct irradiance from the Sun of at least 120 watts per square meter. Sunlight on the skin is an effective source of vitamin D.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Sunlight

    Irradiation directly from the sun.

Editors Contribution

  1. sunlight

    Light from the sun.

    Sunlight is vital to our existence on planet earth.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 21, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sunlight' in Nouns Frequency: #2606

How to pronounce sunlight?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say sunlight in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sunlight in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sunlight in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of sunlight in a Sentence

  1. Cometan:

    My uncurtained window letting through the morning sunlight was my alarm to begin my work.

  2. Rose Kennedy:

    Birds sing after a storm why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever sunlight remains to them

  3. John Clifford:

    Summertime is coming. It gets hot in these places in July and because the heat and the sunlight reduces the virus present in the environment we will stop seeing cases.

  4. Walter Kiefer:

    This was very localized in the regions where the astronauts worked extensively, in these areas, the astronaut bootprints darkened the lunar regolith [ or soil ] slightly, causing the regolith to absorb more sunlight and heat up. This was a region 50 to 100 meters across in the experiment deployment zone and of similar or smaller sizes at the sample collection stops. Outside of these zones, the astronauts had little or no effect on the subsurface temperatures.

  5. John Perry:

    You'll notice these optimum months coincide with when we have the most sunlight in the UK.

Images & Illustrations of sunlight

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