- nounelectrical device consisting of a large array of connected solar cells• Hypernyms: ↑electrical device
* * *noun, pl ⋯ -els [count]: a large, flat piece of equipment that uses the sun's light or heat to create electricity
All of the house's electricity is produced by solar panels on the roof.
* * *ˌsolar ˈpanel [solar panel] nouna piece of equipment on a roof that uses light and heat energy from the sun to produce hot water and electricity
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solar panel — n. a large, thin panel consisting of an array of solar cells, often attached to artificial satellites, rooftops, etc. to generate electricity directly from sunlight … English World dictionary
solar panel — ► NOUN ▪ a panel designed to absorb the sun s rays as a source of energy for generating electricity or heating … English terms dictionary
solar panel — n a piece of equipment, usually kept on a roof, that collects and uses the sun s energy to heat water or make electricity … Dictionary of contemporary English
solar panel — noun count a piece of equipment that uses energy from the Sun to create power for a building … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
Solar panel — Photovoltaic module redirects here. For the heat collectors, see Solar thermal collector. An installation of solar panels in rural Mongolia … Wikipedia
solar panel — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms solar panel : singular solar panel plural solar panels a piece of equipment that uses energy from the Sun to create power for a building … English dictionary
solar panel — /soʊlə ˈpænəl/ (say sohluh panuhl) noun 1. a glass sheet housing an interconnected assembly of solar cells which convert energy from the sun into electricity. 2. Also, solar heating panel. a panel which is part of a solar heating system … Australian English dictionary
solar panel — noun Date: 1961 a battery of solar cells (as in a spacecraft) … New Collegiate Dictionary
solar panel — a bank of solar cells. * * * … Universalium
solar panel — noun An array of connected solar cells … Wiktionary