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Definitions of solar

  1.   Pertaining to the sun: measured by the progress of the sun: produced by the sun.
  2.   Pertaining to, measured by, or proceeding from, the sun; as, solar rays; solar light: solar system, the sun and the planets which circle around it: solar year, the period during which the earth makes one complete journey round the sun, or 365 days, 5 hours, 48 minutes, 52 seconds.
  3.   A loft or upper chamber; a garret room.
  4.   Born under the predominant influence of the sun.
  5.   Produced by the action of the sun, or peculiarly affected by its influence.
  6.   Pertaining to the sun; proceeding from the sun; measured by the progress of the sun. Solar flowers, flowers that open and shut at certain determinate hours. Solar system, the group of celestial bodies comprehending the planets and comets which revolve round the sun. Solar spots, spots of various sizes on the disk of the sun. Solar microscope, a microscope in which the object is illuminated by the concentrated light of the sun.
  7.   Pertaining to, or produced by, the sun.
  8.   Having branches or filaments like the rays of the sun.
  9.   Pertaining to, connected with, or measured by the sun.
  10.   Pert. to the sun, or proceeding from it; measured by the apparent revolution of the sun; sunny.
  11.   relating to or derived from the sun or utilizing the energies of the sun; " solar eclipse"; " solar energy"
  12.   Measured by the progress or revolution of the sun in the ecliptic; as, the solar year.
  13.   Of or pertaining to the sun; proceeding from the sun; as, the solar system; solar light; solar rays; solar influence. See Solar system, below.

Quotes of solar

  1. In my district back in Texas, significant because we have a big solar panel production plant in Keller, Texas, we have a wind turbine plant in Gainesville, Texas, up in Cook Country. – Michael Burgess
  2. Mostly, I spend my time being a mother to my two children, working in my organic garden, raising masses of sweet peas, being passionately involved in conservation, recycling and solar energy. – Blythe Danner
  3. New technologies such as solar systems or hybrid cars aren't created overnight. By extending these tax credits we are giving this industry time to grow, branch out and succeed. – J. D. Hayworth
  4. Solar power is clean, renewable and cost effective, but it also needs time to develop. – J. D. Hayworth
  5. I assume we will have figured out a way to efficiently utilize solar energy and tied that to an efficient way to use nuclear energy in such a way that it doesn't pose a serious environmental issue. – John Hickenlooper
  6. For example, a breakthrough in better batteries could supplant hydrogen. Better solar cells could replace or win out in this race to the fuel of the future. Those, I see, as the three big competitors: hydrogen, solar cells and then better batteries. – Bob Inglis
  7. The Moon and Mars were the two most likely candidates for life in the solar system; what exists beyond our solar system is mere guesswork. – Walter Lang
  8. There is no doubt that we should take solar radiation into account. We have seen ground temperatures rising since 1975, and it is important to know to what extent that has been caused by the sun or by carbon dioxide. – Bjorn Lomborg
  9. The use of solar energy has not been opened up because the oil industry does not own the sun. – Ralph Nader
  10. Shortly afterwards, I did a third one to repair the robotic arm of the station. This arm plays a very important role in the ongoing expansion of the station as well as in the deployment of solar panels. – Philippe Perrin
  11. I have no doubt that we will be successful in harnessing the sun's energy. If sunbeams were weapons of war, we would have had solar energy centuries ago. – George Porter
  12. Based on the laws of physics, the effect on temperature of man's contribution to atmospheric CO2 levels is minuscule and indiscernible from the natural variability caused in large part by changes in solar energy output. – Robert L. Scotto
  13. It would be great some day to have astronauts in a rover on Mars. But just about anyone except an oil company executive would say its more important to have 50 million solar powered vehicles in the United States. – Brad Sherman
  14. Then, I realized that there is an indigenous presence in the Solar System. It's us. So, then, I got to wondering what would happen if a more technologically advanced society moved next door to us, the way we moved next door to the American Indians. – Sarah Zettel

Usage examples for solar

  1. “ Mr. Reddie, who only published in September, 1863, happened to see the Report of February, 1864, assumes that the doubts were then first expressed, and declares that his book of September had the triumph of forcing the Astronomer Royal to abandon the fact of motion of the solar system by the February following. ” – A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II) by Augustus de Morgan
  2. Small as it was, and its diameter probably did not exceed a single foot, it was yet an independent little world, and as such a member of the solar system. ” – Edison's Conquest of Mars by Garrett Putman Serviss
  3. “ I also booked a suite for you at the Solar Hotel, at Darsh. ” – Last Enemy by Henry Beam Piper
  4. At least until we get back somewhere near enough to the Solar system so we'll feel we've been somewhere else! ” – Has Anyone Here Seen Kelly? by Bryce Walton
  5. “ " Not exactly, but the Solar Guard knows enough to be suspicious," replied Ross. ” – Treachery in Outer Space by Carey Rockwell and Louis Glanzman
  6. 12.- Photograph of the Solar Surface. ” – The Story of the Heavens by Robert Stawell Ball
  7. It took a long time because he had to earn ship- passage from one solar system to another, but he held to his idea. ” – The Pirates of Ersatz by Murray Leinster
  8. The fact that the center of gravity of the solar system was within the body of the sun verified that the sun was indeed at the center of the solar system. ” – Our Legal Heritage by S. A. Reilly
  9. According to Air Force reports, it is almost a certainty that planets outside the solar system are inhabited. ” – The Flying Saucers are Real by Donald Keyhoe
  10. It is the book that forced the Astronomer Royal of England, after publicly teaching the contrary for years, to come to the conclusion, " strange as it may appear," that " the whole question of solar motion in space is at the present time in doubt and abeyance." ” – A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II) by Augustus de Morgan
  11. “ Solarite- a member of the solar system- it will be that, always. ” – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell
  12. In the closing days of December, 1957, at the meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in New York, Dr. Niemand delivered a paper entitled simply, " On the Nature of the Solar S- Regions." ” – Disturbing Sun by Robert Shirley Richardson
  13. Thereupon we might conclude that he is a true solar being; yet in the other tales of this collection and in many more known to the Tinguian he reveals no celestial qualities. ” – Philippine Folk Tales by Mabel Cook Cole
  14. Beyond a doubt, a new planet of vast size now formed an addition to the solar group. ” – Raiders of the Universes by Donald Wandrei
  15. In this narrow circle, individuals may attain to exquisite discrimination, as the French critics have done in their own literature; but a true critic can no more be such without placing himself on some central point, from which he may command the whole, that is, some general rule, which, founded in reason, or the faculties common to all men, must therefore apply to each,- than an astronomer can explain the movements of the solar system without taking his stand in the sun. ” – Literary Remains, Vol. 2 by Coleridge
  16. “ For example, motions of planets in the solar system must be approximately the same however the fixed stars may be distributed, provided that all the fixed stars are very much farther from the sun than the planets are. ” – Mysticism and Logic and Other Essays by Bertrand Russell
  17. “ To Menesee's surprised interest, he had just inquired whether two men of the last Earth ship to visit Mars, who had disappeared there, might not have been captured by Mars Convicts operating secretly within the Solar System. ” – Oneness by James H. Schmitz
  18. Passing by the common and conceded facts of the dimensions of the planets, and the extent of their orbits, what thoughts are awakened by the suggestion that the fixed stars are the centres of other solar systems, and the eccentric comets are links to connect them all in one great and harmonious design! ” – Recollections of Europe by J. Fenimore Cooper
  19. He just thumped away steadily below the spot where the ribs part, and where- a doctor informs me- a nerve- center, known as the solar plexus, is situated. ” – None Other Gods by Robert Hugh Benson
  20. Wanting to sample everything in the solar system... ” – The Planet Strappers by Raymond Zinke Gallun

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