subsolar

[suhb-soh-ler]

adjective

situated beneath the sun or between the earth and the sun.
between the tropics.

Origin of subsolar

First recorded in 1650–60; sub- + solar1
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British Dictionary definitions for subsolar

subsolar

adjective

(of a point on the earth) directly below the sun
situated between the tropics; equatorial
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