|1.||[ noun ] (astronomy) a typical star that is the source of light and heat for the planets in the solar system|
"the sun contains 99.85% of the mass in the solar system"
|Related terms:||star solar_system photosphere chromosphere|
|2.||[ noun ] (physics) the rays of the sun|
"the shingles were weathered by the sun and wind"
|Related terms:||light sunbeam|
|3.||[ noun ] a person considered as a source of warmth or energy or glory etc|
|4.||[ noun ] (astronomy) any star around which a planetary system evolves|
|5.||[ verb ] expose one's body to the sun|
|Related terms:||lie lie sunbather|
|6.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 4349|
|7.||[ noun ] Woman's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 1056|
|8.||[ verb ] expose to the rays of the sun or affect by exposure to the sun|
|Synonyms:||solarise solarize insolate|
"insolated paper may turn yellow and crumble" "These herbs suffer when sunned"
|Related terms:||expose sunlight insolation solarization heliotherapy|
|9.||[ noun ] first day of the week; observed as a day of rest and worship by most Christians|
|Synonyms:||Sunday dominicus Lord's_Day|
|Related terms:||rest_day weekend|