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solar power

Syllabification: so·lar pow·er

Definition of solar power in English:

noun

Power obtained by harnessing the energy of the sun’s rays.
Example sentences
  • Wind energy and solar power could be harnessed to heat the dwellings and provide enough energy for daily needs.
  • The lights are run on solar power, absorbing enough electrical energy during the day to power them at night.
  • Similarly, solar power can be harnessed where the regular supply of power is irregular.

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