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so·lar  (slr)
1. Of, relating to, or proceeding from the sun: solar rays; solar physics.
2. Using or operated by energy derived from the sun: a solar heating system.
3. Determined or measured in reference to the sun: the solar year.

[Middle English, from Latin slris, from sl, sun; see swel- in Indo-European roots.]

solar [ˈsəʊlə]
1. (Astronomy) of or relating to the sun solar eclipse
2. (Physics / General Physics) operating by or utilizing the energy of the sun solar cell
3. (Astronomy) Astronomy determined from the motion of the earth relative to the sun solar year
4. (Spirituality, New Age, Astrology & Self-help / Astrology) Astrology subject to the influence of the sun
[from Latin sōlāris, from sōl the sun]

solar  (slr)
1. Relating to the Sun.
2. Using or operated by energy from the Sun.
3. Measured in reference to the Sun.

solar  /solr/  adj. related to the sun: solar energy solar

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