Definition of Solar energy

1. Noun. Energy from the sun that is converted into thermal or electrical energy. "The amount of energy falling on the earth is given by the solar constant, but very little use has been made of solar energy"

Exact synonyms: Solar Power
Generic synonyms: Alternative Energy

Definition of Solar energy

1. Noun. Energy in the form of electromagnetic radiation emitted from the Sun; especially that part of this energy that is converted into usable thermal or electrical energy by man. ¹

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Medical Definition of Solar energy

1. Energy transmitted from the sun in the form of electromagnetic radiation. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Solar Energy

solar cell
solar cells
solar cheilitis
solar collector
solar constant
solar corona
solar coronas
solar day
solar days
solar dermatitis
solar dish
solar eclipse
solar eclipses
solar elastosis
solar energetic particles
solar energy (current term)
solar engine
solar fever
solar flare
solar flares
solar furnace
solar ganglia
solar gravity
solar halo
solar heater
solar house
solar keratosis
solar lentigo
solar maculopathy
solar magnetic field

Literary usage of Solar energy

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1. Smithsonian Physical Tables by Smithsonian Institution, Thomas Gray (1896)
"solar energy AND ITS ABSORPTION BY THE EARTH ATMOSPHERE. This table gives some of the results of Langley's researches on the atmospheric absorption of solar ..."

2. Energy Policies of IEA Countries by International Energy Agency (1999)
"solar energy Photovoltaic Power Generation: Research priorities are to ... Sophistication of solar energy Utilisation: Research priorities extend from basic ..."

3. Energy Education Resources: Kindergarten Through 12th Grade (1998) edited by Paula Altman (1999)
"CD-ROM educational modules are available through the solar energy Research and Education Foundation. 123 Solar Now Beverly High School 100 Sohier Road ..."

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