sunward

adverb
sun·ward | \ ˈsən-wərd \
variants: or sunwards \ˈsən-wərdz \

Definition of sunward 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: toward the sun

sunward

adjective

Definition of sunward (Entry 2 of 2)

: facing the sun

Examples of sunward in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Adverb

Turtles, snakes and voles stretch sunward after months of subterranean winter. New York Times, "Setting Fires and Restoring an American Landscape," 23 Apr. 2018

Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective

The temperature on the bottom layer--the most sunward side--will reach about 185°F, not far from the boiling point of water. Jeffrey Kluger, Time, "Eyes In the Sky," 22 June 2017

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First Known Use of sunward

Adverb

1633, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1743, in the meaning defined above

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sun·ward | \ ˈsən-wərd \

Kids Definition of sunward

: toward or facing the sun

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