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Definition of Sun


  1. See Sunn.
  2. The luminous orb, the light of which constitutes day, and its absence night; the central body round which the earth and planets revolve, by which they are held in their orbits, and from which they receive light and heat. Its mean distance from the earth is about 92,500,000 miles, and its diameter about 860,000.
  3. Any heavenly body which forms the center of a system of orbs.
  4. The direct light or warmth of the sun; sunshine.
  5. That which resembles the sun, as in splendor or importance; any source of light, warmth, or animation.
  6. To expose to the sun's rays; to warm or dry in the sun; as, to sun cloth; to sun grain.

Sun Quotations

Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth. - Buddha
Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.

We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
Mother Teresa

I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.
C. S. Lewis

The sun is new each day. - Heraclitus
The sun is new each day.

A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word, 'darkness' on the walls of his cell.
C. S. Lewis
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Sun Translations

sun in Afrikaans is son
sun in Danish is sol
sun in Dutch is zonneschijn
sun in Finnish is aurinko
sun in French is soleil
sun in German is Son, Sonne
sun in Italian is sole
sun in Latin is sol solis
sun in Norwegian is sol
sun in Portuguese is sol
sun in Spanish is sol
sun in Swedish is sol

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