a case for maps, plates, etc., made to resemble a book and having the front cover and fore edge hinged.
a box for botanical specimens, maps, colour plates, etc, made in the form of a book, the front cover being the lid
noun 1. a poisonous alkaloid found in various solanaceous plants, including potatoes which have gone green through exposure to light
adjective 1. of or relating to the sun: solar phenomena. 2. determined by the sun: solar hour. 3. proceeding from the sun, as light or heat. 4. utilizing, operated by, or depending on solar energy: a solar building; a solar stove. 5. indicating time by means of or with reference to the sun: a solar […]
noun, Astronomy. 1. the sum of all variable and short-lived disturbances on the sun, as sunspots, prominences, and solar flares.
noun, Astronomy. 1. the point on the celestial sphere, near Vega, toward which the solar system is moving relative to the visible stars. noun 1. another name for apex (sense 4)