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Sun meaning

sun - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. See Sunn.
  2. 2. The luminous orb, the light of which constitutes day, and its absence night; the central body round which the earth and planets revolve, by which they are held in their orbits, and from which they receive light and heat. Its mean distance from the earth is about 92, 500, 000 miles, and its diameter about 860, 000.
  3. 3. Any heavenly body which forms the center of a system of orbs.
  4. 4. The direct light or warmth of the sun; sunshine.
  5. 5. That which resembles the sun, as in splendor or importance; any source of light, warmth, or animation.
  6. 6. To expose to the sun's rays; to warm or dry in the sun; as, to sun cloth; to sun grain.
  7. 7. A body which is the source of light and heat; body around which the earth revolves; sunshine.

sun - examples of usage

  1. With the going down of the sun the wind, too, would probably die away. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  2. But are you afraid to let her have her chance in the sun? - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  3. She thought perhaps it was the hot sun that made her feel a little sick. - "The Princess Pocahontas", Virginia Watson.
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