Definition of solar pond in English:

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solar pond

noun

A pool of very salty water in which convection is inhibited, allowing accumulation of energy from solar radiation in the lower layers.
Example sentences
  • At the end of the cycle, the water goes to solar ponds for evaporation.
  • Like all alternative power solutions solar ponds are not expensive to run: it's getting them set up that is so expensive!
  • The purpose of a solar pond heater is not, however, to keep your fish warm during the winter months.

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Syllabification: so·lar pond

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