solar pond


Definition of solar pond

: a pool of salt water heated by the sun and used either as a direct source of heat or to provide power for an electric generator

First Known Use of solar pond

1961, in the meaning defined above

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“Solar pond.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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