sun disk
noun Date: 1877 an ancient Near Eastern symbol consisting of a disk with conventionalized wings emblematic of the sun god (as Ra in Egypt)

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  • sun disk — sun′ disk n. a figure representing the disk of the sun, esp. a disk with wings used as an ancient Egyptian religious symbol • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • sun disk — n. a disk flanked by two serpents and set in a pair of outspread wings: a symbol of the Egyptian sun god, Ra …   English World dictionary

  • sun disk — noun : an ancient symbol of the Near East consisting of a disk with conventionalized wings emblematic of the sun god (as Ra in Egypt, Ashur and later Ahura Mazda in southwestern Asia) * * * 1. the disk of the sun. 2. a representation of this, esp …   Useful english dictionary

  • sun disk — 1. the disk of the sun. 2. a representation of this, esp. in religious symbolism. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • sun disc — or (esp N American) sun disk noun 1. The visible disc of the sun 2. A winged disc, an ancient Egyptian symbol of the sun god • • • Main Entry: ↑sun …   Useful english dictionary

  • sun disc — /ˈsʌn dɪsk/ (say sun disk) noun 1. the disc of the sun. 2. a figure or representation of this, especially in religious symbolism …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sun virtual box — Sun xVM VirtualBox VirtualBox Basisdaten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • disk´like´ — disk «dihsk», noun, verb. –n. 1. a thin, round, flat object shaped like a coin. 2. a round, flat surface, or a surface that seems so: »the sun s disk. 3. a round, flat part in a plant or animal: »The yellow center of a daisy is a disk. 4. Anatomy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sun — Sun, n. [OE. sunne, sonne, AS. sunne; akin to OFries. sunne, D. zon, OS. & OHG. sunna, G. sonne, Icel. sunna, Goth. sunna; perh. fr. same root as L. sol. [root]297. Cf. {Solar}, {South}.] 1. The luminous orb, the light of which constitutes day,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sun and planet wheels — Sun Sun, n. [OE. sunne, sonne, AS. sunne; akin to OFries. sunne, D. zon, OS. & OHG. sunna, G. sonne, Icel. sunna, Goth. sunna; perh. fr. same root as L. sol. [root]297. Cf. {Solar}, {South}.] 1. The luminous orb, the light of which constitutes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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