the unit, equivalent to the mass of the sun, in which the masses of stars and other celestial objects are given:
a black hole of one million solar masses.
an astronomical unit of mass equal to the sun’s mass, 1.981 × 1030 kilograms M⊙
- Solar myth
noun 1. a myth explaining or allegorizing the origin or movement of the sun
noun 1. Astronomy. a unit equal to 10 −36 neutrino captures per second per target atom, used as a measure of the flux of neutrino radiation from the sun. Abbreviation: SNU.
- Solar photovoltaic cells
solar photovoltaic cells [(foh-toh-vol-tay-ik, foh-toh-vohl-tay-ik)] See solar cells.
noun 1. Also called celiac plexus. Anatomy. a network of nerves situated at the upper part of the abdomen, behind the stomach and in front of the aorta. 2. a point on the stomach wall, just below the sternum, where a blow will affect this nerve center. solar plexus noun 1. (anatomy) Also called coeliac […]