1 Universe, creation

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1 Universe, creation

Use this domain for general words referring to the physical universe. Some languages may not have a single word for the universe and may have to use a phrase such as 'rain, soil, and things of the sky' or 'sky, land, and water' or a descriptive phrase such as 'everything you can see' or 'everything that exists'.

(1) What words refer to everything we can see? universe, creation, cosmos, heaven and earth, macrocosm, everything that exists

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

1.1 Sky

Use this domain for words related to the sky.

(1) What words are used to refer to the sky? sky, firmament, canopy, vault

(2) What words refer to the air around the earth? air, atmosphere, airspace, stratosphere, ozone layer

(3) What words are used to refer to the place or area beyond the sky? heaven, space, outer space, ether, void, solar system

(4) What words describe something in the sky or something that happens in the sky? aerial, heavenly, atmospheric, stratospheric, celestial

(5) What words describe the appearance of the sky? blue, clear, black (night), cloudy, cloud filled, brilliant, dark, night sky, foreboding, stormy, dark, star studded

(6) What words refer to the edge of the sky where it meets the ground? horizon, skyline

(7) What words refer to something in the sky? heavenly body, celestial body, luminary

(8) What words refer to the lights that appear in the northern (or southern) sky? aurora borealis, northern lights

(9) What words refer to something being in the sky? aloft, up in the sky, up in the air

1.1.1 Sun

Use this domain for words related to the sun. The sun does three basic things. It moves, it gives light, and it gives heat. These three actions are involved in the meanings of most of the words in this domain. Since the sun moves below the horizon, many words refer to it setting or rising. Since the sun is above the clouds, many words refer to it moving behind the clouds and the clouds blocking its light. The sun's light and heat also produce secondary effects. The sun causes plants to grow, and it causes damage to things.

Related domains: Light; Shadow; Time of the day

(1) What words refer to the sun? sun, solar, sol, daystar, our star

(2) What words refer to how the sun moves? rise, set, cross the sky, come up, go down, sink

(3) What words refer to the time when the sun rises? dawn, sunrise, sunup, daybreak, cockcrow

We got up before dawn, in order to get an early start.

(4) What words refer to the time when the sun is at its highest point? noon, zenith

(5) What words refer to the time when the sun sets? sunset, dusk, sundown, twilight, eventide

(6) What words refer to when the sun is shining? shine, sunny, bright, give light, be sunshiny, daytime

(7) What words refer to the sun shining through the clouds? come out, break through (the clouds), go behind (a cloud)

(8) What words describe where the sun is shining? sunlit, be (out) in the sun, lit by the sun, shine on, be in the sunlight, sunny (spot)

(9) What words describe when or where the sun doesn't shine? shade, eclipse of the sun, sunless, shady, shadow, eclipse (v)

(10) What words refer to the light of the sun? sunlight, ray, sunshine, beam, light, sunbeam, radiance, glow, sparkle, glisten, glare

(11) What words describe the brightness of the sun? bright, intense, brilliant, blinding, glaring, glistening, luminous, dim

(12) What refer to the sun heating things? warm, heat, dry

(13) What else does the sun do? looks down on

(14) What words describe the damage done by sunlight? sunburn, sunstroke, suntan, tan, heatstroke, heat prostration, sun damage, fading from the sun, bleached by the sun

(15) What do people use to protect themselves from the sun? sunglasses, shade tree, suntan lotion, awning, sun umbrella, parasol, sunbonnet, hat, visor

(16) What words are used of telling time by the sun? sundial, angle of the sun, sun-clock, shoot the sun, position of the sun

(17) What words refer to using the power of the sun? solar energy, solar power, solar panel
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