- clime; climate.
- glory; splendor.
- a day.
- a year.
verb (used with object), sunned, sun·ning.
verb (used without object), sunned, sun·ning.
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Idioms for sun
Origin of sun
OTHER WORDS FROM sunsun·like, adjective
Definition for sun (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for sun
Enormous laser facilities such as NIF and OMEGA are typically built to study nuclear fusion — the same source of energy that powers the sun.Giant lasers help re-create supernovas’ explosive, mysterious physics|Emily Conover|November 12, 2020|Science News
That means that in your house, the monstera will do well in a room without direct light, while a cactus will need a window that gets plenty of sun.Online plant sellers are having a moment. Here’s where to shop.|Lindsey Roberts|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
In 1991, astronomers reported the best case yet for the existence of a planet around a star other than the sun.
Temperatures should be in the 70s all four days, but there won’t be much in the way of sun.The Masters in 2020 will be unlike any other. Here’s what you need to know.|Matt Bonesteel|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
It’s especially bad overnight when there’s no sun to stir and mix the atmosphere.PM Update: Warm, stagnant air continues into tomorrow|A. Camden Walker|November 8, 2020|Washington Post
Pale women and children emerged from their laager, put on their finery, sunned themselves, and did their shopping.South African Memories|Lady Sarah Wilson
These tenements are scoured once a week, when the beds are sunned, and every thing turned out.Petals Plucked from Sunny Climes|Sylvia Sunshine
Over all, the sunned but unwarmed sky bends its blue arch, as cold as the snowy fields and woods beneath it.In New England Fields and Woods|Rowland E. Robinson
Paint and floors were scoured; walls swept; beds shaken and sunned, and furniture polished.Bee and Butterfly|Lucy Foster Madison
He heard Yan's story in silence, then, "Have ye sunned your blankets sense ye came?"Two Little Savages|Ernest Thompson Seton
British Dictionary definitions for sun (1 of 2)
verb suns, sunning or sunned
Derived forms of sunsunlike, adjective
Word Origin for sun
British Dictionary definitions for sun (2 of 2)
Scientific definitions for sun
Cultural definitions for sun
notes for sun
Idioms and Phrases with sun
In addition to the idiom beginning with sun
- sun belt
- sunny side
- everything but the kitchen sink (under the sun)
- make hay while the sun shines
- nothing new under the sun
- place in the sun