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Noun: insolation  ,in-sow'ley-shun
  1. Sudden prostration due to exposure to the sun or excessive heat
    - sunstroke, thermic fever, siriasis
     
  2. Incident solar radiation
     
  3. Therapeutic exposure to sunlight
    - heliotherapy

Derived forms: insolations

Type of: heat hyperpyrexia, heatstroke, solar radiation, therapy

Encyclopedia: Insolation