Definition of solar wind in English:

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solar wind

Pronunciation: /ˈsōlər wind/


The continuous flow of charged particles from the sun that permeates the solar system.
Example sentences
  • Solar researchers have found that the electrified plasma of the solar wind flows out of the corona like water gushing through cracks in a dam.
  • Saturn's magnetic field is blown out behind the planet by the solar wind - charged particles streaming off the Sun.
  • Charged particles from the solar wind become trapped in the magnetosphere near the Earth's poles.

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Syllabification: so·lar wind

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