solar pond

noun

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/solar%20pond. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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