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WARMTH
CONVERSION
AXIAL TILT
ORBITS
DEFICIENCY
SHADOW
DIET
CHEMICALS
RAIN
WIND
METHANE
NUTRIENTS
SOIL
SUGARS
MOIST
COOL
HARVEST
VISIBLE
PLANETS
SUPPLEMENTS
SUPPLEMENT
SENSITIVE
GROUND
OZONE
PRESENCE
DAY
DARKNESS
SENSITIVITY
ANIMALS
ALGAE
NORTHERN HEMISPHERE
OXYGEN
CARBON DIOXIDE
FAIR SKIN
AVOIDING EXPOSURE
PSORIASIS TREATMENT
SHORT WAVELENGTHS
GREENHOUSE
TROPOSPHERIC OZONE
RAYS
ULTRAVIOLET RAYS
OCEAN FLOOR
HYDROTHERMAL VENTS
WATER VAPOR
AIR MOVEMENT
SHADE
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Definitions

  1. Sunlight is the main source of energy near the surface of Earth.
  2. Sunlight is a continuous spectrum of all these visible wavelengths, plus some ultraviolet and a lot of infrared. (Web site)
  3. Sunlight is a key factor in photosynthesis, a process crucially important for life on Earth.
  4. Sunlight is a vital component necessary for the production of vitamin D, which begins in the skin and ends in the kidney, as depicted in Figure 1. (Web site)
  5. Sunlight is a major factor in a successful herb garden. (Web site)

Warmth

  1. This direct sunlight gives the maximum amount of heat and energy to the earth where it falls, and therefore these areas will receive the most warmth. (Web site)
  2. A seed needs water, air and warmth but not sunlight to germinate (become a seedling). (Web site)

Conversion

  1. Chloroplasts in plant cells perform photosynthesis; the capture and conversion of the energy of sunlight. (Web site)

Axial Tilt

  1. Because of the axial tilt of the Earth, the amount of sunlight reaching any given point on the surface varies over the course of the year.

Orbits

  1. It orbits the Earth every 96 minutes and is mainly powered by the sunlight collected by its two solar arrays.
  2. In their orbits, the antennas or solar panels of satellites directly reflect sunlight.

Deficiency

  1. Lack of sunlight on the skin is the main reason that people get vitamin D deficiency and osteomalacia.
  2. Almost no one consumes enough vitamin D from foods to prevent vitamin D deficiency when exposure to sunlight is inadequate. (Web site)
  3. A diet rich in vitamin D and getting plenty of sunlight can help prevent osteomalacia due to a vitamin D deficiency. (Web site)

Shadow

  1. A satellite in this orbit never enters the shadow of the earth but always receives sunlight. (Web site)

Diet

  1. However, many Americans do not get the vitamin D they need from diet or exposure to sunlight. (Web site)
  2. Possible risk factors include genetics, age, diet, smoking and sunlight exposure. (Web site)

Chemicals

  1. Some chemicals in the atmosphere absorb and emit infrared radiation, but do not interact with sunlight in the visible spectrum. (Web site)
  2. PAHs can break down by reacting with sunlight and other chemicals in the air, over a period of days to weeks. (Web site)
  3. Color Changeling: A stamp with the color altered, either accidentally or intentionally, by chemicals, heat, moisture, or sunlight. (Web site)

Rain

  1. Along with the rain and snow, sunlight causes plants to grow.

Wind

  1. Renewable energy sources are natural resources such as wind, sunlight, tides, rain and geothermal energy. (Web site)
  2. Weathering is the actions of wind, rain, ice, sunlight, and biological processes on rocks that break them down into smaller particles.
  3. Other power stations use the energy from wave or tidal motion, wind, sunlight or the energy of falling water, hydroelectricity. (Web site)

Methane

  1. Ethane and other hydrocarbons are products from atmospheric chemistry caused by the breakdown of methane by sunlight.

Nutrients

  1. As with many plants, a combination of well-drained soil, sunlight, water and nutrients will help it to prosper. (Web site)
  2. With the aid of sunlight, nutrients including beta carotene and chlorophyll are made available to the body in a usable form. (Web site)

Soil

  1. The other type of Phlox known as the Moss phlox can survive in any type of soil but the soil needs to be well drained and it also can tolerate full sunlight. (Web site)

Sugars

  1. Chloroplasts are the site of photosynthesis, where the light energy from sunlight is trapped for the synthesis of sugars.
  2. The production of sugars by plants during photosynthesis is an endergonic reaction, where sunlight provides the necessary energy.

Moist

  1. Areas of the yard that are exposed to sunlight will require less time for the virus to die than areas of the yard that are shaded, moist and sandy. (Web site)
  2. Moss and algae: Moss can grow on wood shingles and shakes if they are kept moist by poor sunlight conditions or bad drainage. (Web site)

Cool

  1. When a volcano anywhere erupts, it does more than spew clouds of ash, which can shadow a region from sunlight and cool it for a few days. (Web site)
  2. Storage: Keep this Pu erh Tea in an airtight container and store in a cool, dry place avoiding direct sunlight.
  3. Tea Storage: Keep the tea in a cool and dry place avoiding direct sunlight.

Harvest

  1. Gyokuro and Matcha are especially rich in Theanine because the tea leaves are grown in defused sunlight before harvest. (Web site)
  2. To combat this tendency, we aggressively thin the leaves to expose more bunches to sunlight and harvest the grapes in multiple passes. (Web site)
  3. Processing: Unlike most Sencha cultivated in un-shaded gardens exposed to direct sunlight kabuse-cha Sencha requires shading tea prior to harvest.

Visible

  1. Such studies found that sunlight (both ultraviolet and visible) was able to significantly accelerate the oxidation. (Web site)
  2. Uncoated fabrics then when closed attempts to block out direct sunlight, light will still are visible through the curtain.
  3. The satellite is permanently visible from that part of the Earth in sunlight. (Web site)

Planets

  1. The positions of the Planets, The intensity of the Sunlight, Solar eruptions, etc all affect the light that comes to the Earth and therefore affects it. (Web site)

Supplements

  1. However, people who should not be exposed to direct sunlight, such as skin cancer patients, can get vitamin D from supplements. (Web site)

Supplement

  1. A vitamin D supplement may be indicated if exposure to sunlight is limited.
  2. If the infant is not exposed to sunlight or does not receive a vitamin D supplement, the infant will inevitably develop rickets.

Sensitive

  1. CULTURE Location: The young plant is very sensitive to full sunlight and requires filtered sun for the first year or two. (Web site)
  2. Seedlings regenerating beneath stands of neem are sensitive to sudden exposure to intense sunlight. (Web site)

Ground

  1. The heating of the ground by sunlight causes the Earth's surface to become a radiator of energy in the longwave band (sometimes called infrared radiation). (Web site)
  2. In the Earth's lower atmosphere, temperature decreases with height, because heat from sunlight is mainly absorbed by the ground, at the bottom. (Web site)
  3. Because it cuts the amount of sunlight hitting the ground, it cuts the amount of heat trapped by greenhouse gases, and that has troubling implications. (Web site)

Ozone

  1. VOCs play a large role in the photochemical process and production of ozone as they react in the air with nitrogen oxides and sunlight to form ozone. (Web site)
  2. Ozone is a gas created by nitrogen dioxide or nitric oxide when exposed to sunlight.
  3. Add sunlight and hot weather to the mix, and harmful concentrations of ozone may develop. (Web site)

Presence

  1. Hydrocarbons also react with nitrogen oxides in the presence of sunlight to form ozone.
  2. The reaction we are going to explore is a more gentle one between methane and chlorine in the presence of ultraviolet light - typically sunlight. (Web site)
  3. Inactivation rates of different groups of viruses are functions of temperature (38) and the presence of microorganisms (11) and sunlight (33). (Web site)

Day

  1. A day, as opposed to night, is commonly defined as the period during which sunlight directly reaches the ground, assuming that there are no local obstacles.
  2. Your container garden will need at least five hours of direct sunlight each day, and many plants will benefit from even more. (Web site)
  3. Located on an inland plateau, Ningxia has a dry climate with long time of sunlight and great difference in temperature between day and night. (Web site)

Darkness

  1. The Equinoxes take place at the points in the year when there is exactly twelve hours of sunlight and darkness in the day.
  2. There are just some situations where you really need it: e.g., bright sunlight, near darkness, or low on battery power and want to keep the display off. (Web site)

Sensitivity

  1. The drug cholestyramine may reduce the skin's sensitivity to sunlight as well as the accumulated heme precursors in the liver. (Web site)
  2. In fact, the sensitivity of quinine to ultraviolet light (UV) is such that it will fluoresce in direct sunlight.

Animals

  1. By the flickering, filtered sunlight of the sea, other animals may not recognize a killer whale as a potential predator. (Web site)

Algae

  1. By day, the clam spreads out its mantle tissue so that the algae receive the sunlight they need to photosynthesize.
  2. Algae produce oxygen during sunlight hours and use oxygen during the night hours.
  3. Some algae and bacteria, using sunlight as their energy source, even give off hydrogen under certain conditions.

Northern Hemisphere

  1. When the Northern Hemisphere receives more sunlight, the snow melts, ice sheets retreat, and Earth warms.
  2. During May, June and July, the northern hemisphere is exposed to more direct sunlight because the hemisphere faces the sun. (Web site)
  3. Today is Winter Solstice, the day of least sunlight in the Northern Hemisphere and of most sunlight in the Southern Hemisphere.

Oxygen

  1. The most common natural method is photo-synthesis, in which plants use sunlight convert carbon dioxide in the air into oxygen. (Web site)
  2. In the atmosphere, formaldehyde is produced by the action of sunlight and oxygen on atmospheric methane and other hydrocarbons. (Web site)
  3. Uncoloured polyolefins are more susceptible to damage by weathering in the presence of oxygen and sunlight. (Web site)

Carbon Dioxide

  1. Students know plants use carbon dioxide (CO2) and energy from sunlight to build molecules of sugar and release oxygen. (Web site)
  2. Over the course of several days, atmospheric methanol is oxidized by oxygen with the help of sunlight to carbon dioxide and water. (Web site)
  3. Photosynthesis is the formation of carbohydrates in living plants from water and carbon dioxide by the action of sunlight on the chlorophyll. (Web site)

Fair Skin

  1. Fair skin allows the production of Vitamin D from sunlight more readily than does dark skin. (Web site)

Avoiding Exposure

  1. The key points of congenital erythropoietic porphyria treatment are avoiding exposure to sunlight and prevention of skin trauma or skin infection. (Web site)

Psoriasis Treatment

  1. Alternative Therapy: Alternative approaches of psoriasis treatment include the use of sunlight, water therapy, diet and even yoga. (Web site)
  2. Before beginning a sunlight regimen, ask your doctor about the safest way to use natural sunlight for psoriasis treatment.

Short Wavelengths

  1. For example, when sunlight strikes a carrot, molecules in the carrot absorb most of the light of short wavelengths. (Web site)
  2. Since short wavelengths are more efficiently scattered by Rayleigh scattering, more of them are scattered out of the beam of sunlight before it reaches you. (Web site)

Greenhouse

  1. The greenhouse is supplied with a sufficient quantity of plants and water for the geese to feed upon, and sunlight will keep the plants growing. (Web site)
  2. As sunlight shines on the greenhouse, the air inside is heated, and expands. (Web site)
  3. The greenhouse should be located where it gets maximum sunlight. (Web site)

Tropospheric Ozone

  1. Tropospheric ozone is a secondary pollutant created by the interaction of nitrogen oxides, hydrocarbons, and sunlight.
  2. Hydrocarbons — along with NOx and sunlight - contribute to the formation of tropospheric ozone and greenhouse gases. (Web site)

Rays

  1. Turn the sail perpendicular to the rays of sunlight at position A to get the full impact of the photons from the sun. (Web site)
  2. Summers are hot not because Earth is closer to the sun, but because the tilt of the Earth’s axis lets rays of sunlight hit one hemisphere more directly. (Web site)
  3. Scattering off of ice crystals and other particles in the atmosphere are responsible for halos, afterglows, coronas, rays of sunlight, and sun dogs.

Ultraviolet Rays

  1. Nitrogen oxides and hydrocarbons mix with air and get bombarded by ultraviolet rays in sunlight. (Web site)

Ocean Floor

  1. Although the sublittoral zone extends 200 m below sea level, plants and most animals stay in the upper 100 m, where sunlight reaches the ocean floor.

Hydrothermal Vents

  1. Animals who live close to hydrothermal vents and cold seeps on the ocean floor are not dependent on the energy of sunlight.

Water Vapor

  1. They are indirectly formed when gases from burning fuels react with sunlight and water vapor. (Web site)

Air Movement

  1. Errors up to 15% can occur if the air movement is too slow or if there is too much radiant heat present (sunlight, for example). (Web site)

Shade

  1. Large surface area of leaf provides large area for sunlight and provides shade for plant to minimize heating and reduce water loss. (Web site)
  2. The 46,000m2 PTFE-coated roof membrane admits 50% of the sunlight into the arena while also providing shade and shelter from rain to 80% of the stadium. (Web site)
  3. Generally, grapes in cooler regions benefit from more sunlight exposure, while those in warmer regions benefit from more shade. (Web site)

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