AskDefine | Define solar

Dictionary Definition

solar adj : relating to or derived from the sun or utilizing the energies of the sun; "solar eclipse"; "solar energy"

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English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

solaris

Adjective

  1. Of or pertaining to the sun; proceeding from the sun; as, the solar system; solar light; solar rays; solar influence.
  2. In the context of "astrology|obsolete": Born under the predominant influence of the sun.
  3. Measured by the progress or revolution of the sun in the ecliptic; as, the solar year.
  4. Produced by the action of the sun, or peculiarly affected by its influence.
Translations
of or pertaining to the sun

Etymology 2

soler, solere, solarium, from sol the sun.

Noun

  1. A loft or upper chamber forming the private accommodation of the head of the household in a medieval hall; a garret room.
Translations

Portuguese

Adjective

solar

Noun

solar

Spanish

Adjective

  1. solar

Verb

  1. to pave.

Conjugation

Extensive Definition

Solar means appertaining to to the Sun, our planet's star. Solar also has other meanings.

Related to energy

Solar-powered transport

Related to astronomy

Other

solar in German: Solar
solar in Spanish: Solar
solar in French: Solar
solar in Dutch: Solar
solar in Portuguese: Solar

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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