Definition of solarium
-iaplay \sō-ˈler-ē-ə, sə-\ also
: a glass-enclosed porch or room; also : a room (as in a hospital) used especially for sunbathing or therapeutic exposure to light
Recent Examples of solarium from the Web
At 6:12, two nurses wearing blue latex gloves wheeled Mr. Shields into the solarium and plugged his medication pump into a wall socket.
The home also has a 450-square-foot gym on the fifth floor and a guest apartment on the top level, with a living room, kitchen, en-suite bedroom and a solarium.
This solarium, surrounded by gardens and an outdoor water feature is the ideal brunch spot or gathering place for cocktails.
The president has not been interested in doing that, unless he's been flogging Tim Geithner in the solarium without our being aware of it.
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Origin and Etymology of solarium
Latin, porch exposed to the sun, from sol
First Known Use: circa 1823
SOLARIUM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of solarium for English Language Learners
: a room with walls and a ceiling that are made of glass to allow in sunlight
: a room where you can lie in the sun or get a tan
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