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Sun (IPA: /ˈsən/)


Sun (n.)

See Sunn.

Sun (n.)

The luminous orb, the light of which constitutes day, and its absence night; the central body round which the earth and planets revolve, by which they are held in their orbits, and from which they receive light and heat. Its mean distance from the earth is about 92 ,500 ,000 miles, and its diameter about 860 ,000.

Sun (n.)

Any heavenly body which forms the center of a system of orbs.

Sun (n.)

The direct light or warmth of the sun; sunshine.

Sun (n.)

That which resembles the sun, as in splendor or importance; any source of light, warmth, or animation.

Sun (v. t.)

To expose to the sun's rays; to warm or dry in the sun; as, to sun cloth; to sun grain.

Sun ()

See Sun star, under Sun.

Sun

Heraldic figure

Sun

Star at the centre of the Solar System

Sun

Album by Cat Power

Sun

Alternative rock band from Mönchengladbach, Germany

Sun

Village in the northeastern corner of St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, United States

Sun Synonyms

Dominicus, Sunday, Lord's Day, Sun

Sun Synonyms

Sunlight, Sunshine

Sun Synonyms

Insolate, Solarise, Solarize

Sun Synonyms

Sunbathe

Sun (Last Name / Surname)

Sun is the #1,484 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 24,058 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Sun in Spanish is Dom

Tagalog Translation

Sun in Tagalog is Araw

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (In Xion's dream. Axel, Xion, and Roxas are at Destiny Islands, sitting at a Papou Tree, watching the sun set.)" - Kingdom Hearts: 358/2 Days

Example Sentence (Quote)

"* * * Because as the sun reflecting upon the wind of strands and shores is unpolluted in its beams, so is God not dishonored when we suppose him in every of his creatures, and in every part of every one of them." - Sun

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [Arguments about God are] like pointing a flashlight toward the sky to see if the sun is shining." - N.T. Wright

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [From Sun Tzu]" - Star Trek: The Next Generation

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A little peach in an orchard grew ,"” A little peach of emerald hue; Warmed by the sun and wet by the dew It grew." - Fruit


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