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Main Entry: 1sun
Pronunciation: primarystresssschwan
Function: noun
1 a : the star around which the planets revolve, from which they receive heat and light, and which has an average distance from the earth of about 93,000,000 miles (150,000,000 kilometers), a diameter of 864,000 miles (1,390,000 kilometers), and a mass 332,000 times greater than earth b : a star like the sun
2 : the heat or light given off by the sun : SUNSHINE
3 : one resembling the sun usually in brilliance
4 : the rising or setting of the sun <from sun to sun>
- in the sun : in the public eye
- under the sun : in the world : on earth

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