Definition of Sunlight

1. Noun. The rays of the sun. "The shingles were weathered by the sun and wind"

Exact synonyms: Sun, Sunshine
Generic synonyms: Light, Visible Light, Visible Radiation
Specialized synonyms: Sunburst
Terms within: Sunbeam, Sunray
Derivative terms: Sun, Sun



Definition of Sunlight

1. n. The light of the sun.

Definition of Sunlight

1. Noun. All the electromagnetic radiation given off by the sun, especially that in the visible spectrum that bathes the earth. ¹

2. Noun. (figuratively figuratively) Brightness, hope; a positive outlook. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sunlight

1. the light of the sun [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sunlight

sunken garden
sunkenly
sunket
sunkets
sunkie
sunkies
sunkissed
sunks
sunlamp
sunlamps
sunland
sunlands
sunless
sunlessly
sunlessness
sunlight (current term)
sunlights
sunlike
sunlit
sunlounger
sunly
sunn
sunnahs
sunnas
sunne
sunned
sunnier
sunnies
sunniest
sunnily

Literary usage of Sunlight

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Sun by Charles Greeley Abbot (1911)
"For solar altitudes less than 19° (z = 71°) the chemical intensity of the sunlight as compared with diffused daylight is negligible. ..."

2. The Origin and Evolution of Life: On the Theory of Action, Reaction and by Henry Fairfield Osborn (1917)
"CHLOROPHYLL AND THE ENERGY OF sunlight As bacteria seek their energy in the geosphere and hydrosphere, chlorophyll is the agent which connects life with the ..."

3. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"See sunlight, SUNRISE. sun, rt solarize (rare), ... Referring to precedence of rights: precedent, senior, elder, préfèrent, prior. sunshine! sunlight, ..."

4. Rubber by Philip Schidrowitz (1911)
"Among the causes of tackiness, sunlight, heat, bacteria, enzymes, faulty coagulation, small quantities of specific chemical substances, absence of moisture ..."

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