Definition of Sun

1. Noun. The star that is the source of light and heat for the planets in the solar system. "The Earth revolves around the Sun"

Terms within: Chromosphere, Photosphere
Group relationships: Solar System
Generic synonyms: Star

2. Verb. Expose one's body to the sun.
Exact synonyms: Sunbathe
Generic synonyms: Lie
Derivative terms: Sunbather

3. Noun. The rays of the sun. "The shingles were weathered by the sun and wind"
Exact synonyms: Sunlight, Sunshine
Generic synonyms: Light, Visible Light, Visible Radiation
Specialized synonyms: Sunburst
Terms within: Sunbeam, Sunray

4. Verb. Expose to the rays of the sun or affect by exposure to the sun. "These herbs suffer when sunned"
Exact synonyms: Insolate, Solarise, Solarize
Generic synonyms: Expose
Derivative terms: Insolation, Insolation, Insolation, Solarisation, Solarization

5. Noun. A person considered as a source of warmth or energy or glory etc.

6. Noun. Any star around which a planetary system revolves.
Generic synonyms: Star

7. Noun. First day of the week; observed as a day of rest and worship by most Christians.
Exact synonyms: Dominicus, Lord's Day, Sunday
Generic synonyms: Day Of Rest, Rest Day
Group relationships: Weekend

Definition of Sun

1. n. See Sunn.

2. n. The luminous orb, the light of which constitutes day, and its absence night; the central body round which the earth and planets revolve, by which they are held in their orbits, and from which they receive light and heat. Its mean distance from the earth is about 92,500,000 miles, and its diameter about 860,000.

3. v. t. To expose to the sun's rays; to warm or dry in the sun; as, to sun cloth; to sun grain.

Definition of Sun

1. Proper noun. The star at the center of the Solar System, represented in astronomy and astrology by ?. ¹

2. Proper noun. (newspapers) An English tabloid newspaper. ¹

3. Abbreviation. Sunday ¹

4. Proper noun. The star which the Earth revolves around and from which it receives light and warmth.''The Illustrated Oxford Dictionary'', Oxford University Press, 1998 ¹

5. Noun. (astronomy) A star, especially when seen as the centre of any single solar system. ¹

6. Noun. The light and warmth which is received from the sun. ¹

7. Noun. Something like the sun in brightness or splendor.''Webster's College Dictionary'', Random House, 2001 ¹

8. Noun. Sunrise or sunset. ¹

9. Verb. (transitive) To expose to the warmth and radiation of the sun. ¹

10. Verb. (transitive) To warm or dry in the sunshine. ¹

11. Verb. (intransitive) To be exposed to the sun. ¹

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Definition of Sun

1. to expose to the sun (the star around which the earth revolves) [v SUNNED, SUNNING, SUNS]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sun

sums of their parts
sums up
sumti tcita
sun (current term)
sun-ray lamp
sun bathing
sun bear
sun bears

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