Definitions of sun

  1. To expose to the sun.
  2. To expose to the sun's rays; as, to sun oneself; warm or dry in the sun.
  3. To expose to the sun's rays:- pr. p. sunning; pa. t. and pa. p. sunned.
  4. To expose to the sun's rays; to warm or dry in the light of the sun. Sun of righteousness, a scriptural epithet applied to Jesus Christ, as the great source of spiritual light and guidance.
  5. Sunning.
  6. first day of the week; observed as a day of rest and worship by most Christians
  7. any star around which a planetary system evolves
  8. a person considered as a source of warmth or energy or glory etc
  9. See Sunn.
  10. The luminous orb, the light of which constitutes day, and its absence night; the central body round which the earth and planets revolve, by which they are held in their orbits, and from which they receive light and heat. Its mean distance from the earth is about 92, 500, 000 miles, and its diameter about 860, 000.
  11. Any heavenly body which forms the center of a system of orbs.
  12. The direct light or warmth of the sun; sunshine.
  13. That which resembles the sun, as in splendor or importance; any source of light, warmth, or animation.
  14. To expose to the sun's rays; to warm or dry in the sun; as, to sun cloth; to sun grain.
  15. The round, shining body around which the earth and other planets, etc., of the solar system revolve; the source of light and heat to the earth; any center of a system of worlds; sunshine.
  16. The body which is the source of light and heat to our planetary system: a body which forms the centre of a system of orbs: that which resembles the sun in brightness or value.
  17. A body which is the source of light and heat; body around which the earth revolves; sunshine.
  18. The heavenly body that is the center of attraction and the main source of light and heat in the solar system.
  19. Any star that is the center or a system.
  20. Sunshine; sunlight.
  21. The luminary which, being in or near the centre of our system of worlds, gives light and heat to all the planets; any similar centre of a system of worlds; a sunny place; anything eminently splendid or luminous; that which is a centre of light or honour.
  22. The great luminary of day which gives light and heat, distant from the earth about 92, 000, 000 miles; anything eminently splendid and luminous.
  23. Sunned.
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