antisolar

adjective

an·​ti·​so·​lar
ˌan-tē-ˈsō-lər,
ˌan-ˌtī- How to pronounce antisolar (audio)
: being or having a direction away from the sun
the antisolar point

Examples of antisolar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Rainbows always form 42 degrees outward from the antisolar point because of how raindrops refract, or bend, sunlight. Washington Post, 18 Aug. 2020 Lobby power: Indiana legislators received thousands in gifts while pushing antisolar policy. Emily Hopkins, Indianapolis Star, 26 Mar. 2018 The tail of the comet always points straight away from the sun, in antisolar direction. Donna Vickroy, Daily Southtown, 2 Nov. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1842, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of antisolar was in 1842

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“Antisolar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antisolar. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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