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SUN [5 records]

Record 1 2016-05-18

English

Subject field(s)
  • The Sun (Astronomy)
  • Space Physics
DEF

The star around which the Earth and the other components of the solar system revolve.

CONT

The Sun is a sphere of luminous gas 1,392,000 kilometers (864,950 miles) in diameter. Its mass is 1.99 x 1030 kilograms, or about 330,000 times the mass of the Earth. The Sun generates energy by nuclear fusion reactions in its core ...

OBS

It is the dominant body of the system, comprising 99 percent of its entire mass.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Soleil (Astronomie)
  • Physique spatiale
DEF

Astre central du système solaire.

CONT

Le Soleil est une étoile de type spectral G2V, donc plutôt jaune, avec une température de surface voisine de 6000 °C. Les couches extérieures observables sont, de l'intérieur vers l'extérieur, la photosphère, la chromosphère et la couronne, avec ses diverses enveloppes. Le diamètre du Soleil est de 1 390 000 km [...]

CONT

[Le] soleil [est] situé en moyenne à 150 millions de kilomètres de la Terre, soit 23 440 rayons terrestres.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Sol (Astronomía)
  • Física espacial
DEF

Estrella luminosa, centro de nuestro sistema planetario.

OBS

Sol: La Fundación del Español Urgente (Fundéu BBVA), con el asesoramiento de la Real Academia Española, indica que las voces "sol", "tierra" y "luna" se escriben con mayúscula inicial en contextos astronómicos, en los que estos términos funcionan como nombres designativos de los respectivos objetos, pero en minúscula fuera de contextos estrictamente astronómicos, tanto si se refieren a los astros en sí como en los usos derivados o metafóricos.

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Record 2 2016-02-24

English

Subject field(s)
  • Botany
Universal entry(ies)

French

Domaine(s)
  • Botanique
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
DEF

Plante cultivée en Inde, produisant une fibre textile.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Botánica
Entrada(s) universal(es)
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Record 3 2007-10-03

English

Subject field(s)
  • General Vocabulary
OBS

Sun: abbreviation to be used by the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Forces.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Vocabulaire général
OBS

dim : abréviation d'usage obligatoire au ministère de la Défense nationale et dans les Forces canadiennes.

Spanish

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Record 4 2005-05-16

English

Subject field(s)
  • Non-Gov. Provincial Bodies and Committees (Canadian)
  • Medical Staff
OBS

The Saskatchewan Union of Nurses (SUN) represents 7900 registred nurses and registred psychiatric nurses employed in long term care, home care, acute care, public health, mental health, community health, and blood supply services.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Organismes et comités provinciaux non gouv. canadiens
  • Personnel médical
OBS

Appellation et abréviation confirmées par l'organisme.

Key term(s)
  • Syndicat des infirmières de la Saskatchewan

Spanish

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Record 5 2003-05-13

English

Subject field(s)
  • Titles of International Programs

French

Domaine(s)
  • Titres de programmes internationaux
Key term(s)
  • Symboles, unités et nomenclature

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Títulos de programas internacionales
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