Insolate
Insolate In"so*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Insolated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Insolating}.] [L. insolatus, p. p. of insolare to expose to the sun; pref. in- in + sol the sun.] To dry in, or to expose to, the sun's rays; to ripen or prepare by such exposure. --Johnson. [1913 Webster]

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  • insolate — (v.) to expose to the rays of the sun, 1620s, from L. insolatus, pp. of insolare, from in in (see IN (Cf. in ) (2)) + sol sun (see SOL (Cf. Sol)). Related: Insolated; insolation …   Etymology dictionary

  • insolate — [in′sō lāt΄] vt. insolated, insolating [< L insolatus, pp. of insolare, to expose to the sun < in , in + sol, the SUN1] to expose to the rays of the sun so as to dry, bleach, etc …   English World dictionary

  • insolate — /in soh layt /, v.t., insolated, insolating. to expose to the sun s rays; treat by exposure to the sun s rays. [1615 25; < L insolatus ptp. of insolare to place in the sun. See IN 2, SOLI 2, ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • insolate — v. expose to the light of the sun, place in the sun …   English contemporary dictionary

  • insolate — v. a. 1. Expose to the rays of the sun. 2. Dry in the sun …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • insolate — in·so·late …   English syllables

  • insolate — /ˈɪnsəleɪt/ (say insuhlayt) verb (t) (insolated, insolating) to expose to the sun s rays; treat by exposure to the sun s rays. {Latin insōlātus, past participle, placed in the sun} …   Australian English dictionary

  • insolate —   v.t. expose to sunlight.    ♦ insolation, n. such exposure; sunstroke; medical treatment by sun bathing; radiation from sun …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • insolate — verb expose to the rays of the sun or affect by exposure to the sun insolated paper may turn yellow and crumble These herbs suffer when sunned • Syn: ↑sun, ↑solarize, ↑solarise • Derivationally related forms: ↑solarisation …   Useful english dictionary

  • Insolated — Insolate In so*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Insolated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Insolating}.] [L. insolatus, p. p. of insolare to expose to the sun; pref. in in + sol the sun.] To dry in, or to expose to, the sun s rays; to ripen or prepare by such… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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