an·​ti·​so·​lar | \ ˌan-tē-ˈsō-lər, ˌan-ˌtī- How to pronounce antisolar (audio) \

Definition of antisolar

: 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, "Rainbow extravaganza in Washington Monday night heralds cooler weather pattern (Photos)," 18 Aug. 2020 Lobby power: Indiana legislators received thousands in gifts while pushing antisolar policy. Emily Hopkins, Indianapolis Star, "Indiana lawmaker's proposed tax credit could save coal industry billions," 26 Mar. 2018 The tail of the comet always points straight away from the sun, in antisolar direction. Donna Vickroy, Daily Southtown, "NASA solar probe named for U. of C. astrophysicist from Flossmoor to launch next summer," 2 Nov. 2017

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First Known Use of antisolar

1842, in the meaning defined above

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“Antisolar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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