[ in-soh-leyt ]
/ ˈɪn soʊˌleɪt /
verb (used with object), in·so·lat·ed, in·so·lat·ing.
to expose to the sun's rays; treat by exposure to the sun's rays.
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Origin of insolate
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British Dictionary definitions for insolate
/ (ˈɪnsəʊˌleɪt) /
(tr) to expose to sunlight, as for bleaching
Word Origin for insolate
C17: from Latin insōlāre to place in the sun, from in- ² + sōl sun
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