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sun porch a porch with large windows designed to let in large amounts of sunlight.
sunproof resistant or impervious to sunlight.
sunrise the moment each day at which the sun first becomes visible above the eastern horizon. [2 definitions]
sunroof a sliding panel in the roof of an automobile that may be opened to let in light and air.
sunscald an injury to plants caused by excessive sunlight or heat, characterized by whitening or browning of the leaves, fruits, or flowers.
sunscreen a compound used in ointments, lotions, and the like to provide protection against the sun's rays and thus prevent sunburn.
sunset the moment each day when the sun disappears below the western horizon. [2 definitions]
sunshade a protective covering, such as a parasol, brimmed hat, or awning, that blocks the sun's rays.
sunshine the bright light of the sun unobstructed by clouds. [4 definitions]
sunshine law any law that obligates a government body to make its meetings and records accessible to the public.
sunspot one of the dark, recurring patches that are sometimes seen on the sun's surface and that affect the earth's magnetic fields.
sunstroke convulsions or a sudden inability to feel or move, brought on by overexposure to the sun or to excessive heat; insolation; heatstroke.
sunsuit an article of clothing consisting of shorts and a halter top, worn by children to play in, esp. in summer.
suntan an increased brownness of the skin as a result of exposure to strong sunlight or a sun lamp.
sunup the approximate time of sunrise.
sunward to or toward the sun. [2 definitions]
sunwise in the direction of the apparent motion of the sun; left to right, or clockwise.
sup1 to have supper; dine in the evening.
sup2 to take small amounts of (liquid or food) into the mouth. [2 definitions]
sup- under.
super (informal) a superintendent, as of a building. [6 definitions]