an instrument for measuring solar radiation.
any of various instruments for measuring solar radiation, as by use of a bolometer or thermopile Also called pyranometer
operating system Sun Microsystems, Inc.’s version of the Unix operating system. As well as the core operating system, Solaris inludes networking software, the Java Virtual Machine, the CDE/Desktop that includes an X11-based windowing environment and graphical user interface. Sun claim that Solaris is not just an operating system but an “operating environment”. Solaris 1.x was […]
noun 1. the interpretation of myths by reference to the sun, especially such interpretation carried to an extreme. noun 1. the explanation of myths in terms of the movements and influence of the sun
verb (used with object), solarized, solarizing. 1. Photography. to reverse (an image) partially, as from negative to positive, by exposure to light during development. 2. to adapt (a building) to the use of solar energy: We hope to solarize our house within five years. 3. to affect by sunlight. verb (used without object), solarized, solarizing. […]
noun 1. 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. noun 1. an astronomical unit of mass equal to the sun’s mass, 1.981 × 1030 kilograms M⊙