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sun meaning

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  • The Sun is the star at the center of the Solar System and is by far the most important source of energy for life on Earth.
  • The Sun is a G-type main-sequence star (G2V) based on spectral class and it is informally referred to as a yellow dwarf. It formed approximately 4.
  • The enormous effect of the Sun on the Earth has been recognized since prehistoric times, and the Sun has been regarded by some cultures as a deity.
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    Definition of sun in English Dictionary

  • NounBFthe SunPLsuns
    1. (astronomy) A star,.
      1. The light and warmth which is received from the sun.
        1. (figuratively) Something like the sun in brightness or splendor.
          1. (chiefly literary) Sunrise or sunset.
            1. Imogen: [ …] Pr'ythee, speak, / How many score of miles may we well ride / 'Twixt hour and hour / Pisanio: One score, 'twixt sun and sun, / Madam, 's enough for you; and too much too. / Imogen: Why, one that rode to his execution, man, / Could never go so slow.
        2. VerbBFthe SunSGsunsPRsunningPT, PPsunned
          1. VT To expose to the warmth and radiation of the sun.
            1. Sunning himself on the board steps, I saw for the first time Mr. Farquhar Fenelon Cooke. He was dressed out in broad gaiters and bright tweeds, like an English tourist, and his face might have belonged to Dagon, idol of the Philistines. A silver snaffle on a heavy leather watch guard which connected the pockets of his corduroy waistcoat, together with a huge gold stirrup in his Ascot tie, sufficiently proclaimed his tastes.
          2. VT To warm or dry in the sunshine.
            1. VI To be exposed to the sun.
              1. VI (alternative medicine) To expose the eyes to the sun as part of the Bates method.
              2. Proper noun
                1. The star that the Earth revolves around and from which it receives light and warmth.
                  1. 'Twas early June, the new grass was flourishing everywheres, the posies in the yard—peonies and such—in full bloom, the sun was shining, and the water of the bay was blue, with light green streaks where the shoal showed.
              3. More Examples
                1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                  • She was all right. The abuse she was suffering wouldn't hurt her. The bright sun would forget all about it. The smoggy sky would turn brown studies to gold. (What crap.)
                  • The light which the sun inholds and casts forth. ― Sit Walter Raleigh.
                  • You can be heroic and start the process of truly saving the world before the Sun goes down tonight.
                2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                  • What I find insanely wonderful about this is that technically my friend is now driving a car which is powered by the motherfreakin’ sun.
                  • The cat was out of doors, seemingly enjoying the sun.
                  • Passive solar energy utilizes building constituents such as walls, floors, roofs, windows, exterior building elements and landscaping to control heat generated by sun.
              • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                1. Nouns
                  • Countable nouns
                    • Proper nouns
                    • Verbs
                      • Intransitive verbs
                        • Transitive verbs
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                      1. en sunshine
                      2. en sunk
                      3. en sunset
                      4. en sunlight
                      5. en sunny
                      Source: Wiktionary
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                      Meaning of sun for the defined word.

                      Grammatically, this word "sun" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a proper noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
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