Meaning of SOLAR in English


[so.lar] adj [ME, fr. L solaris, fr. sol sun; akin to OE & ON sol sun, Lith saule, Gk helios] (15c) 1: of, derived from, or relating to the sun esp. as affecting the earth

2: measured by the earth's course in relation to the sun "~ time" "~ year"; also: relating to or reckoned by solar time 3 a: produced or operated by the action of the sun's light or heat "~ energy" "~ cooker" b: utilizing the sun's rays esp. to produce heat or electricity "a ~ house"; also: of or relating to such utilization "~ design" "~ subsidies"

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