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insolate

[ in-soh-leyt ]
/ 藞瑟n so蕣藢le瑟t /
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verb (used with object), in路so路lat路ed, in路so路lat路ing.
to expose to the sun's rays; treat by exposure to the sun's rays.
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Origin of insolate

First recorded in 1615鈥25; from Latin ins艒l膩tus, past participle of ins艒l膩re 鈥渢o place in the sun鈥; see in-2, soli-2, -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM insolate

un路in路so路lat路ed, adjectiveun路in路so路lat路ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for insolate

insolate
/ (藞瑟ns蓹蕣藢le瑟t) /

verb
(tr) to expose to sunlight, as for bleaching

Word Origin for insolate

C17: from Latin ins艒l膩re to place in the sun, from in- 虏 + s艒l sun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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