1. Noun.  Exposure to the rays of the sun.
  2. Noun.  (meteorology) The incident radiant energy emitted by the sun which reaches a unit horizontal area of the Earth's surface; the rate of delivery of such radiation.
  3. Noun.  The act or process to exposing to the rays of the sun for the purpose of drying or maturing, as fruits, drugs, etc., or of rendering acid, as vinegar.
  4. Noun.  (medicine) sunstroke.
  5. Noun.  (medicine) A sun bath.

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