Definition of subsolar in English:

subsolar

adjective

  • 1Earthly, terrestrial (often in contrast to heavenly).

  • 2Astronomy and Geography. Of a point on the earth: having the sun in the zenith (directly overhead); relating to this point. Also in extended use. Especially in "subsolar point".

Origin

Mid 17th century. From sub- + solar, originally after post-classical Latin subsolaris earthly, exposed to the sun. Compare subsolary.

Pronunciation

subsolar

/sʌbˈsəʊlə/