There are 2 definitions of solar in English:

solar1

Syllabification: so·lar
Pronunciation: /ˈsōlər
 
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adjective

  • 1Of, relating to, or determined by the sun: solar radiation
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    • Mars has only the tiniest trace of a magnetic field, nothing like the huge bubble that surrounds the earth and protects us from solar and cosmic radiation.
    • Some asteroids orbit at a solar distance where their year is matched to Jupiter's year.
    • As they move around as the Sun spins, sunspots near the solar equator return to their starting point in about twenty-five days.
  • 1.1Relating to or denoting energy derived from the sun’s rays: solar heating
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    • Any site having solar and electromagnetic energy is good for residence.
    • Ground-source heat pumps pull energy from solar heat stored in the surface layer of the ground.
    • They reflect the lithological and mineralogical variations of exposed rocks and soils by separating the solar reflected energy into six spectral bands.

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin solaris, from sol 'sun'.

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There are 2 definitions of solar in English:

solar2

Syllabification: so·lar
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈsōlər/

noun

British
  • An upper chamber in a medieval house.
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    • I would hazard a guess that what he found were nail holes on part of the panelled screen commonly found in the better class of English medieval house between the hall and the solar.
    • Pray that the stairs are passable all the way to the solar.
    • The lilting notes of Cein's flute filled the air as Edith sat amongst her ladies-in-waiting in her private solar.

Origin

Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French soler, from Latin solarium 'gallery, terrace'.

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