insolation

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noun in·so·la·tion \ ˌin-(ˌ)sō-ˈlā-shən \

Definition of insolation

1 :exposure to the sun's rays
3 a :solar radiation that has been received
b :the rate of delivery of direct solar radiation per unit of horizontal surface; broadly :that relating to total solar radiation

Origin and Etymology of insolation

French or Latin; French, from Latin insolation-, insolatio, from insolare to expose to the sun, from in- + sol sun — more at solar


Medical Dictionary

insolation

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noun in·so·la·tion \ ˌin(t)-(ˌ)sō-ˈlā-shən, in-ˌsō- \

medical Definition of insolation

1 :exposure to the rays of the sun

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