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insolation


Tall windows facing the equator increase insolation in the winter relative to the summer because the sun is lower in the sky during the winter.
  exposure to sunlight — especially for a therapeutic purpose

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sunstroke (collapsing from excessive exposure to the sun or to heat)

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engineering & astronomy:  the rate of solar radiation on a surface
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  • Tall windows facing the equator increase insolation in the winter relative to the summer because the sun is lower in the sky during the winter.
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