Spanish translation of “sun”
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sun noun /san/
› the round body in the sky that gives light and heat to the earth
The Sun is nearly 150 million kilometres away from the Earth. › any of the fixed stars
Do other suns have planets revolving round them? › light and heat from the sun; sunshine
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
a sunless room. sunny adjective ( comparative sunnier, superlative sunniest) › filled with sunshine
sunny weather. › cheerful and happy
The child has a sunny nature. sunniness noun ›
the sunniness of her smile. sunbathe verb › to lie or sit in the sun, especially wearing few clothes, in order to get a suntan
tomar el sol
She’s sunbathing by the pool. sunbeam noun › a ray of the sun.
rayo de sol
sunbed noun › a bedlike structure on which a person lies under ultraviolet lamps to get a suntan
A hard-hitting national campaign warning young women about the cancer dangers of sunbeds will be launched today. › a long folding chair which a person lies on while sunbathing, for example on a beach or beside a swimming pool; sun lounger
It costs 5 euros to hire a sunbed for a day on the beach. sunburn noun › the brown or red colour/color of the skin caused by exposure to the sun’s rays.
(rojo) quemadura de sol; bronceado
sunburned adjective ( sunburnt) ›
quemado por el sol; tostado, bronceado
sunburnt faces. sun cream noun › a cream that you rub into your skin to protect it from the harmful rays of the sun which may burn it
Make sure you put plenty of sun cream on. 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.
reloj de sol
sundown noun › (especially American) sunset.
puesta de sol
sunflower noun › a type of large yellow flower with petals like rays of the sun, from whose seeds we get oil.
sunglasses noun plural › glasses of dark-coloured/-colored glass or plastic to protect the eyes in bright sunlight.
gafas de sol
sunlight noun › the light of the sun
luz del sol
The cat was sitting in a patch of sunlight. sunlit adjective › lighted up by the sun
soleado, iluminado por el sol
a sunlit room. sunrise noun › the rising of the sun in the morning, or the time of this
salida del sol, alba, amanecer
We got up at sunrise. sunset noun › the setting of the sun, or the time of this
puesta de sol, crepúsculo
the red glow of the sunset. sunshade noun › a type of umbrella for sheltering a person from the sun; a parasol.
sunshine noun › the light of the sun
luz del sol
The children were playing in the sunshine. › cheerfulness or happiness.
sunspot noun › a dark spot that temporarily appears, usually in groups, on the sun’s surface
Sunspots appear dark because they are cooler than the rest of the surface of the sun, but they are in fact extremely bright. › (informal) a sunny place that is a popular holiday/vacation destination
The Dominican Republic is known worldwide for its white sands and luxury resorts, and is a popular sunspot for tourists. sunstroke noun › (medical) a serious illness caused by being in very hot sunshine for too long.
suntan noun › a brown colour/color of the skin caused by exposure to the sun
I’m trying to get a suntan. catch the sun › to become sunburnt.
dar el sol a una persona, coger el sol a una persona (te ha cogido el sol), broncearse, ponerse moreno
under the sun › in the whole world
bajo el sol, del mundo
I’m sure that he must have visited every country under the sun.