(in ancient Egypt) a boat placed in or near the tomb of a king to transport him to the sun.
noun 1. an apparatus that uses solar radiation to distill salt or brackish water to produce drinkable water.
noun 1. a temporary disturbance of the earth’s magnetic field, induced by radiation and streams of charged particles from the sun. magnetic storm noun 1. a sudden severe disturbance of the earth’s magnetic field, caused by emission of charged particles from the sun noun See geomagnetic storm magnetic storm A disturbance or fluctuation in the […]
- Solar time
solar time Time based on the rotation of the Earth with respect to the Sun. Solar time units are slightly longer than sidereal units due to the continuous movement of the Earth along its orbital path. For example, by the time the Earth has completed one full rotation on its axis with respect to the […]
- Solar urticaria
solar urticaria n. Urticaria resulting from exposure to sunlight.