insolation

Definitions of insolation
  1. noun
    incident solar radiation
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    type of:
    solar radiation
    radiation from the sun
  2. noun
    therapeutic exposure to sunlight
    synonyms: heliotherapy
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    type of:
    therapy
    (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.)
  3. noun
    sudden prostration due to exposure to the sun or excessive heat
    synonyms: siriasis, sunstroke, thermic fever
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    type of:
    heat hyperpyrexia, heatstroke
    collapse caused by exposure to excessive heat
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