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Solarium vs. Sunroom

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Solariumnoun

(archaic) sundial.

Sunroomnoun

A room used for its abundant sunlight, especially one in a residence with numerous large glass windows.

Solariumnoun

A room, rooftop, balcony, or terrace, used for its abundant sunlight (especially) when used as a medical treatment

Sunroomnoun

a room enclosed largely with glass and affording exposure to the sun

Solariumnoun

, a room or business used for its sunlamps or tanning beds.

Sunroom

A sunroom, also frequently called a solarium (and sometimes a , , , , , , or ), is a room that permits abundant daylight and views of the landscape while sheltering from adverse weather. Sunroom and solarium have the same denotation: solarium is Latin for .

‘Florida room’; ‘garden conservatory’; ‘garden room’; ‘patio room’; ‘sun parlor’; ‘sun porch’; ‘three season room’; ‘winter garden’; ‘place of sun[light]’;

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Solariumnoun

An apartment freely exposed to the sun; anciently, an apartment or inclosure on the roof of a house; in modern times, an apartment in a hospital, used as a resort for convalescents.

Solariumnoun

Any one of several species of handsome marine spiral shells of the genus Solarium and allied genera. The shell is conical, and usually has a large, deep umbilicus exposing the upper whorls. Called also perspective shell.

Solariumnoun

a room enclosed largely with glass and affording exposure to the sun

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