Solar meaning

sō'lər
Determined or measured in reference to the sun.

The solar year.

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The definition of solar is relating to the sun, coming from the sun or depending upon the sun.

An example of solar used as an adjective is in the phrase "solar energy," which means energy that comes from the sun.

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Using or operated by energy derived from the sun.

A solar heating system.

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Of or having to do with the sun.
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Of, relating to, or proceeding from the sun.

Solar rays; solar physics.

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Fixed or measured by the earth's motion with relation to the sun.

Mean solar time.

adjective
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Relating to the Sun.
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Produced by or coming from the sun.

Solar energy.

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Using or operated by energy from the Sun.
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Measured in reference to the Sun.
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Pertaining to the Sun (the star Sol).
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Depending upon the sun's light or energy.

Solar heating.

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Under the influence of the sun.
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Origin of solar

  • Middle English from Latin sōlāris from sōl sun sāwel- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition