Insolation meaning

ĭn'sō-lā'shən
The act or an instance of insolating.
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The solar radiation striking Earth or another planet.
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The treatment of disease by exposure to the sun's rays.
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The rate of delivery of solar radiation per unit of horizontal surface.
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The incident radiant energy emitted by the sun which reaches a unit area over a period of time, typically measured over a horizontal area at the Earth's surface or at the top of Earth's atmosphere.
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The rate of delivery of such radiation.
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The act or process of exposing to the rays of the sun, such as for the purpose of medical treatment, drying or maturing, as fruits, drugs, etc., or of rendering acid, as vinegar.
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(medicine, dated) Sunstroke.
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Origin of insolation

  • From French, from Latin insolatio (“a setting or placing in the sun”)
    From Wiktionary