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solar radiation

Definitions of solar radiation
  1. noun
    radiation from the sun
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    insolation
    incident solar radiation
    flare, solar flare
    a sudden eruption of intense high-energy radiation from the sun's surface; associated with sunspots and radio interference
    solar prominence
    large eruptions of luminous hydrogen gas that rise thousands of kilometers above the chromosphere
    solar wind
    a stream of protons moving radially from the sun
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    radiation
    energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or waves or particles
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