solar

Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to, connected with, or measured by the sun.

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Usage examples "solar":

  1. 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", Coleridge.
  2. Turgan agreed and they sat down by the side of the ship where its shadow would shield them from the fierce solar rays which beat down on them. - "Giants on the Earth", Sterner St. Paul Meek.
  3. They tell us that there are millions of solar systems scattered through the fields of space. - "Christianity and Progress", Harry Emerson Fosdick.