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Translation of "sun" - English-French dictionary

sun

noun /san/
the round body in the sky that gives light and heat to the earth soleil The Sun is nearly 150 million kilometres away from the Earth. any of the fixed stars soleil Do other suns have planets revolving round them? light and heat from the sun; sunshine soleil We sat in the sun In Britain they don’t get enough sun The sun has faded the curtains. sunless adjective without sun, or lacking sunlight sans soleil a sunless room. sunny adjective filled with sunshine ensoleillé sunny weather. cheerful and happy heureux The child has a sunny nature. sunniness noun ensoleillement; gaieté sunbathe verb to lie or sit in the sun, especially wearing few clothes, in order to get a suntan prendre un bain de soleil She’s sunbathing by the pool. sunbeam noun a ray of the sun. rayon de soleil sunburn noun the brown or red colour of the skin caused by exposure to the sun’s rays. bronzage sunburned adjective ( sunburnt) bronzé sunburnt faces. sundial noun a device, usually in a garden, for telling time from the shadow of a rod or plate on its surface cast by the sun. cadran solaire sundown noun (especially American) sunset. coucher du soleil sunflower noun a type of large yellow flower with petals like rays of the sun, from whose seeds we get oil. tournesol sunglasses noun plural glasses of dark-coloured glass or plastic to protect the eyes in bright sunlight. lunettes de soleil sunlight noun the light of the sun lumière du soleil The cat was sitting in a patch of sunlight. sunlit adjective lighted up by the sun ensoleillé a sunlit room. sunrise noun the rising of the sun in the morning, or the time of this lever du soleil We got up at sunrise. sunset noun the setting of the sun, or the time of this coucher du soleil the red glow of the sunset. sunshade noun a type of umbrella for sheltering a person from the sun; a parasol. ombrelle; parasol sunshine noun the light of the sun lumière du soleil The children were playing in the sunshine. cheerfulness or happiness. rayonnement sunstroke noun a serious illness caused by being in very hot sunshine for too long. insolation suntan noun a brown colour of the skin caused by exposure to the sun bronzage I’m trying to get a suntan. catch the sun to become sunburnt. prendre un coup de soleil under the sun in the whole world sous le soleil I’m sure that he must have visited every country under the sun.
(Definition of sun from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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