Definition of Insolate

1. Verb. Expose to the rays of the sun or affect by exposure to the sun. "These herbs suffer when sunned"

Exact synonyms: Solarise, Solarize, Sun
Generic synonyms: Expose
Derivative terms: Insolation, Insolation, Insolation, Solarisation, Solarization, Sun



Definition of Insolate

1. v. t. To dry in, or to expose to, the sun's rays; to ripen or prepare by such exposure.

Definition of Insolate

1. Verb. (transitive) To dry in, or expose to, the sun's rays; to ripen or prepare by such exposure. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Insolate

1. to expose to sunlight [v -LATED, -LATING, -LATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Insolate

insnaring
insnarl
insnarled
insnarling
insnarls
insober
insobrieties
insobriety
insociabilities
insociability
insociably
insociate
insofar
insofar as
insolate (current term)
insolated
insolates
insolating
insolation
insolations
insole
insolence
insolences
insolencies
insolency
insolently
insolents
insoles

Literary usage of Insolate

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1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1895)
"As soon as the cultures were placed in, position on the microscopes, I turned each mirror so as to powerfully insolate each culture for exactly five minutes ..."

2. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"To insolate; to expo« to the sun ; to warm in 'he sun. SUNBEAM, (sun'-berne) n.«. Ray of * SUN BEAT, (sun'-bete; part. «. Shone « fiercely by the sun. ..."

3. The Stranger in America: Or, Letters to a Gentleman in Germany: Comprising by Francis Lieber (1835)
"... for a colony among people of the Anglican race,—which, in point of politics, has left every other race far behind,—to strive to insolate itself. ..."

4. A Year in Spain by Alexander Slidell Mackenzie (1829)
"Without, rises an amphitheatre of still higher mountains, which everywhere bound the horizon and insolate this little spot within a world of its own. ..."

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