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Sun vs. Sunshine — What's the Difference?

Sun vs. Sunshine — What's the Difference?

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Sun

The Sun is the star at the center of the Solar System. It is a nearly perfect sphere of hot plasma, heated to incandescence by nuclear fusion reactions in its core, radiating the energy mainly as visible light, ultraviolet light, and infrared radiation.
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Sunshine

The light or the direct rays from the sun.
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Sun

Often Sun The star around which Earth and other planets orbit. It provides heat and light to Earth. It has a mean distance from Earth of about 150 million kilometers (93 million miles), a diameter of approximately 1,391,000 kilometers (864,000 miles), and a mass about 333,000 times that of Earth.
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Sunshine

The warmth given by the sun's rays.
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Sun

A star that is the center of a planetary system.
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Sunshine

A location or surface on which the sun's rays fall.
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Sun

The radiant energy, especially heat and visible light, emitted by the sun; sunshine.
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Sunshine

Radiant cheerfulness; geniality.
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Sun

A sunlike object, representation, or design.
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Sunshine

A source of cheerfulness.
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Sun

To expose to the sun's rays, as for warming, drying, or tanning.
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Sunshine

Public access or scrutiny
Attempts to open the legislative process to more sunshine.
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Sun

To expose oneself or itself to the sun.
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Sunshine

The direct rays, light or warmth of the sun.
We were warmed by the bright sunshine.
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Sun

The star that the Earth revolves around and from which it receives light and warmth.
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Sunshine

A location on which the sun's rays fall.
We moved out of the shade and into the sunshine.
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Sun

(astronomy) A star, especially when seen as the centre of any single solar system.
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Sunshine

(figurative) Geniality or cheerfulness.
I enjoyed the sunshine of her smile.
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Sun

The light and warmth which is received from the sun; sunshine or sunlight.
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Sunshine

A source of cheerfulness or joy.
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Sun

(figurative) Something like the sun in brightness or splendor.
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Sunshine

The effect which the sun has when it lights and warms some place.
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Sun

Sunrise or sunset.
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Sunshine

(UK) Friendly form of address often reserved for juniors.
Alright sunshine, safe to cross now.
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Sun

A revolution of the Earth around the Sun; a year.
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Sunshine

(UK) Ironic form of address used to an inferior or troublemaker.
OK, sunshine, listen up and listen good. There's five vandalised telephone boxes out there and I know you're responsible.
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Sun

A transversing of the sky by the Sun; a day.
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Sunshine

(humorous) Used to address someone who has just woken up and/or is very sleepy.
Good morning, sunshine!
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Sun

The nineteenth trump/major arcana card of the Tarot.
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Sunshine

Ellipsis of orange sunshine
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Sun

(cartomancy) The thirty-first Lenormand card.
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Sunshine

Open to and permitting public access, especially with regard to activities that were previously closed-door or back-room meetings.
Because of the sunshine law, we could go to the planning meeting.
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Sun

A traditional Japanese unit of length, approximately 30.3 millimetres (1.193 inches).
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Sunshine

The light of the sun, or the place where it shines; the direct rays of the sun, the place where they fall, or the warmth and light which they give.
But all sunshine, as when his beams at noonCulminate from the equator.
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Sun

(transitive) To expose to the warmth and radiation of the sun.
Beautiful bodies lying on the beach, sunning their bronzed limbs.
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Sunshine

Anything which has a warming and cheering influence like that of the rays of the sun; warmth; illumination; brightness.
That man that sits within a monarch's heart,And ripens in the sunshine of his favor.
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Sun

(transitive) To warm or dry in the sunshine.
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Sunshine

Sunshiny; bright.
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Sun

(intransitive) To be exposed to the sun.
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Sunshine

The rays of the sun;
The shingles were weathered by the sun and wind
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Sun

To expose the eyes to the sun as part of the Bates method.
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Sunshine

Moderate weather; suitable for outdoor activities
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Sun

See Sunn.
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Sun

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.
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Sun

Any heavenly body which forms the center of a system of orbs.
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Sun

The direct light or warmth of the sun; sunshine.
Lambs that did frisk in the sun.
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Sun

That which resembles the sun, as in splendor or importance; any source of light, warmth, or animation.
For the Lord God is a sun and shield.
I will never consent to put out the sun of sovereignity to posterity.
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Sun

To expose to the sun's rays; to warm or dry in the sun; as, to sun cloth; to sun grain.
Then to sun thyself in open air.
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Sun

A typical star that is the source of light and heat for the planets in the solar system;
The sun contains 99.85% of the mass in the solar system
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Sun

The rays of the sun;
The shingles were weathered by the sun and wind
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Sun

A person considered as a source of warmth or energy or glory etc
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Sun

Any star around which a planetary system evolves
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Sun

First day of the week; observed as a day of rest and worship by most Christians
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Sun

Expose one's body to the sun
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Sun

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
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