Solanum Solarisation

Solar

Meanings and phrases

solar

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. relating to or derived from the sun or utilizing the energies of the sun

mean solar day

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis; day; twenty-four hours; twenty-four hour period; 24-hour interval; solar day

mean solar time

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (astronomy) time based on the motion of the mean sun (an imaginary sun moving uniformly along the celestial equator); mean time

solar apex

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the point on the celestial sphere toward which the sun and solar system appear to be moving relative to the fixed stars; apex; apex of the sun's way

solar array

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. electrical device consisting of a large array of connected solar cells; solar battery; solar panel
E.g.
  • The batteries are recharged by excess power from the solar array.
  • In the first 5 years of operation, the solar array generated 5-6 thousand kWh.
  • The solar array was built by SolarCity and now includes sixty Tesla Powerpacks.

solar battery

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. electrical device consisting of a large array of connected solar cells; solar array; solar panel

solar calendar

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a calendar based on solar cycles

solar cell

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a cell that converts solar energy into electrical energy; photovoltaic cell
E.g.
  • The highest PCE for organic solar cell achieved so far is 11%.
  • In 1954, the first modern solar cell was invented at Bell Laboratories.
  • Layering thin-film cells to create a multi-junction solar cell can also be done.

solar collector

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a concave mirror that concentrates the rays of the sun; can produce high temperatures; solar dish; solar furnace

solar constant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the rate at which radiant solar energy is received at the outer layer of the earth's atmosphere

solar day

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis; day; twenty-four hours; twenty-four hour period; 24-hour interval; mean solar day

solar dish

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a concave mirror that concentrates the rays of the sun; can produce high temperatures; solar collector; solar furnace

solar eclipse

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the moon interrupts light from the sun
E.g.
  • During the Simpsons' dinner, a solar eclipse occurs.
  • In 1868 and 1871, Pogson joined the Indian solar eclipse expeditions.
  • The 2017 anniversary and festival coincided with a total solar eclipse.

solar energy

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. energy from the sun that is converted into thermal or electrical energy; solar power
E.g.
  • This would affect plant life and solar energy.
  • In 1982 he started working on solar energy.
  • This approach harvests the solar energy trapped in ocean waters.

solar flare

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a sudden eruption of intense high-energy radiation from the sun's surface; associated with sunspots and radio interference; flare

solar furnace

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a concave mirror that concentrates the rays of the sun; can produce high temperatures; solar dish; solar collector

solar gravity

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the gravity of the sun

solar halo

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a luminous halo parallel to the horizon at the altitude of the sun; caused by ice crystals in the atmosphere; parhelic circle; parhelic ring

solar heater

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a heater that makes direct use of solar energy

solar house

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a house designed to use solar radiation for heating; usually has large areas of glass in front of heat-absorbing materials

solar magnetic field

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the magnetic field of the sun

solar month

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one-twelfth of a solar or tropical year

solar panel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. electrical device consisting of a large array of connected solar cells; solar array; solar battery
E.g.
  • The building now draws part of its electricity from the solar panel.
  • It also requires only one-third the time to manufacture a CIS solar panel.
  • Power generation from the 1 kW solar panel array is performing as expected.

solar parallax

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the angle subtended by the mean equatorial radius of the Earth at a distance of one astronomical unit

solar physics

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the branch of astronomy that deals with the sun

solar plexus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a large plexus of sympathetic nerves in the abdomen behind the stomach; coeliac plexus; plexus celiacus; abdominal nerve plexus

solar power

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. energy from the sun that is converted into thermal or electrical energy; solar energy
E.g.
  • He envisions electricity generated with solar power.
  • These are potentially suitable for solar power.
  • Much of the state is sunny, and could produce solar power.

solar prominence

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large eruptions of luminous hydrogen gas that rise thousands of kilometers above the chromosphere

solar radiation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. radiation from the sun
E.g.
  • Temperature is largely dependent on the incidence of solar radiation.
  • It uses a collector wall to capture solar radiation in the form of heat.
  • It can detect reflected solar radiation and internal infrared emissions.

solar system

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the sun with the celestial bodies that revolve around it in its gravitational field
E.g.
  • It makes up part of a binary solar system.
  • The myriad of stars that exist beyond our solar system are also shown.
  • He discovers that Earth's sun will go nova and obliterate the solar system.

solar telescope

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a telescope designed to make observations of the sun

solar thermal system

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a system that converts sunlight into heat

solar trap

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a terrace or garden oriented to take advantage of the sun while protected from cold winds; suntrap

solar wind

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a stream of protons moving radially from the sun
E.g.
  • The high speed solar wind arises mainly from these regions.
  • India has abundant potential solar wind, hydro and biomass power.
  • Coronal streamers are considered to be sources of the slow solar wind.

solar year

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the time for the earth to make one revolution around the sun, measured between two vernal equinoxes; tropical year; astronomical year; equinoctial year
E.g.
  • Not all calendars use the solar year as a unit.
  • His Taichu Calendar () defined a solar year as days, and the lunar month was days.
  • For example, one solar year of the 1st century BC Tàichū calendar is (365.25016) days.

solar panels

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He has also installed solar panels to heat his home.
  • The array will consist of 164,211 solar panels.
  • The inorganic solar panels are heavy and non-flexible.

solar cells

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Inorganic solar cells have their own pros and cons.
  • field effect transistors, nanogenerators and solar cells.
  • Using a solar roof, solar cells can provide electric power.

solar eclipse occurs

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E.g.
  • During the Simpsons' dinner, a solar eclipse occurs.
  • A total solar eclipse occurs when the Earth intersects the umbra portion of the Moon's shadow.
  • Between 1901 and 2100 there are the maximum of seven eclipses in: Excluding penumbral lunar eclipses, there are a maximum of seven eclipses in: As observed from the Earth, a solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes in front of the Sun.

solar eclipses

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Records of solar eclipses have been kept since ancient times.
  • This allows total and annular solar eclipses to occur on Earth.
  • Partial solar eclipses occur when the viewer is inside the penumbra.

solar masses

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Often, they seem too to have few or no massive (>20 solar masses) stars.
  • The star has a mass of 1.75 solar masses () and a radius of 1.8 solar radii ().
  • However the fainter star is the more massive at 19 solar masses to the primary's 16.

total solar

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The 2017 anniversary and festival coincided with a total solar eclipse.
  • In addition, it's also used as a place to observe the total solar eclipse on 22 July 2009.
  • A total solar eclipse is in fact an occultation while an annular solar eclipse is a transit.

solar thermal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The bill eliminated solar thermal energy tax credits for homes.
  • China is the world's largest market for both photovoltaics and solar thermal energy.
  • No additional capacity (MW) will result from the operation of the solar thermal facility.

partial solar

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Other parts of the Philippines only experienced a partial solar eclipse.
  • Professor P. H. L. Eggermont theorised that this story was a reference to a partial solar eclipse that was seen in northern India on 4 May 249 BCE.
  • On Mars, only partial solar eclipses (transits) are possible, because neither of its moons is large enough, at their respective orbital radii, to cover the Sun's disc as seen from the surface of the planet.
E.g.
  • Other parts of the Philippines only experienced a partial solar eclipse.
  • Professor P. H. L. Eggermont theorised that this story was a reference to a partial solar eclipse that was seen in northern India on 4 May 249 BCE.

total solar eclipse

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The 2017 anniversary and festival coincided with a total solar eclipse.
  • In addition, it's also used as a place to observe the total solar eclipse on 22 July 2009.
  • A total solar eclipse is in fact an occultation while an annular solar eclipse is a transit.

solar powered

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • MARAAL-1 is India's first solar powered UAV.
  • The MEG stage was replaced by the Green stage—a wind and solar powered platform.
  • In 2009 Kamen stated that his company DEKA was now working on solar powered inventions.

solar arrays

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The power source would be solar arrays and batteries.
  • Today, the university generates over 24 megawatts (MW) of electricity from on-campus solar arrays.
  • During their second spacewalk on January 23, the crew extended the "Strela" boom to facilitate the transfer of the Kristall module's duel solar arrays to the Kvant module.

largest solar

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E.g.
  • As of 2018, it is the largest solar power plant in the region.
  • The plant was built on a former lignite mine and is the country's largest solar park.
  • At the time of its construction, it was the largest solar power facility in West Africa.

annular solar

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This allows total and annular solar eclipses to occur on Earth.
  • A total solar eclipse is in fact an occultation while an annular solar eclipse is a transit.
  • Charles' interest in astronomy was stimulated by the appearance of the great six-tailed comet in 1744 and by an annular solar eclipse visible from his hometown on 25 July 1748.

wind and solar

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The MEG stage was replaced by the Green stage—a wind and solar powered platform.
  • South Australia also has wind and solar power and connections to the national grid.
  • During Q3, 955.5 MW of new generating capacity was introduced, of which 97.8% was wind and solar.

solar activity

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Unusual solar activity might lead to an increase in incident radiation.
  • All stellar phenomena (including solar activity) are driven by various kinds of energy transformations.
  • This normally occurs close to sunspot maximum, when solar activity increases ionization levels in the upper atmosphere.

solar farm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It will incorporate the UK's densest solar farm.
  • Land acquisition is a challenge for solar farm projects in India.
  • In addition to the natural gas plant, there is a 1 MW solar farm on site.

solar photovoltaic

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Albedo can affect the electrical energy output of solar photovoltaic devices.
  • The Sail carried pointed solar instruments, and also the array of solar photovoltaic cells which powered the spacecraft.
  • Another green initiative of the foundation is the installation of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems at some of its kitchens.

such as solar

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E.g.
  • It later added research into sustainable uses of natural energy sources such as solar energy.
  • Renewable energy features such as solar panels are becoming increasingly common in the newest buildings in Copenhagen.
  • The deployment of distributed energy resources (DERs) such as solar panels and energy storage devices is proliferating.

solar flares

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E.g.
  • It also dramatically increases during solar flares.
  • Factors such as the absence of solar flares could also decide if K2-155d is habitable.
  • Magnetic reconnection is hypothesized to be the mechanism behind solar flares, the largest explosions in the Solar System.

solar cycle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It took place on 13 through 15 May, and was part of solar cycle 15.
  • The standardization of time is a human convention based on the solar cycle or calendar.
  • The fraction of the solar surface covered by bright points varies with the solar cycle.

solar power plant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • As of 2018, it is the largest solar power plant in the region.
  • The solar power plant originated from the former military airport called Alteno.
  • A 33-megawatt solar power plant in Zagtouli, near Ouagadougou, came online in late November 2017.

solar time

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Earth's rotation period relative to the Sun—its mean solar day—is of mean solar time ().
  • De Sitter offered a correction to be applied to the mean solar time given by the Earth's rotation to get uniform time.
  • Some equation clocks have two displays, one showing mean time and the other solar time, as would be shown by a sundial.
E.g.
  • A total solar eclipse is in fact an occultation while an annular solar eclipse is a transit.
  • Charles' interest in astronomy was stimulated by the appearance of the great six-tailed comet in 1744 and by an annular solar eclipse visible from his hometown on 25 July 1748.
E.g.
  • The name 'Ye', which meant 'bright,' was given to him by Ju Nuo's father, Xing Liyin, because on the day he was born, a solar eclipse occurred.
  • On 28 May 585 BC, during the Battle of Halys fought against Cyaxares, king of Media, a solar eclipse occurred; hostilities were suspended, peace concluded, and the Halys River was fixed as the boundary between the two kingdoms.

solar systems

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • These rings have been observed across many solar systems throughout the Milky Way.
  • It has workplace, fabrication tools, agricultureal setup, biogas, solar systems, electronics, 3D printing.
  • Whilst the number of weapons is large, it was felt that the levels (the "solar systems") could have been more varied.

rooftop solar

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The world's largest rooftop solar power installation was installed at General Motors Spanish Zaragoza Manufacturing Plant in late 2008.
  • In 2015/16, rooftop solar systems supported by the ACT government's feed-in tariff had a capacity of 26.3 megawatts, producing 34,910 MWh.
  • As generation becomes more common from rooftop solar and wind generators, the differences between distribution and transmission grids will continue to blur.

solar heating

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E.g.
  • In this article he identified solar heating as the cause of atmospheric motions.
  • Passive solar heating can heat most buildings in even the mild and chilly climates.
  • Most autonomous buildings are designed to use insulation, thermal mass and passive solar heating and cooling.

solar and wind

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • That way solar and wind power provide consistent energy throughout the year.
  • From 2010 until 2015, electricity generated by solar and wind has increased almost four times.
  • He has recently built a solar and wind powered recording studio in Melbourne at Abbotsford Convent.

passive solar

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E.g.
  • Both active and passive solar housing skills are involved in solar architecture.
  • Another strategy, passive solar building design, is often implemented in low-energy homes.
  • The idea of passive solar building design first appeared in Greece around the fifth century BC.
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