sunbaked

sunbaked
adjective
1. dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight (Freq. 1)
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a vast desert all adust

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land lying baked in the heat

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parched soil

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the earth was scorched and bare

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sunbaked salt flats

Syn: ↑adust, ↑baked, ↑parched, ↑scorched
Similar to: ↑dry
2. baked or hardened by exposure to sunlight; not burned
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sunbaked adobe bricks

Similar to: ↑tempered, ↑treated, ↑hardened, ↑toughened

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ adjective
1. : baked by exposure to sunshine

sunbaked bricks

2. : heated, parched, or compacted especially by excessive sunlight

the city had returned to its sunbaked quiet — Rudyard Kipling

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/sun"baykt'/, adj.
1. baked by exposure to the sun, as bricks.
2. heated, dried, or hardened by the heat of the sun.
[1620-30; SUN + BAKED]

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sunˈbaked adjective
Baked or dried by the heat of the sun
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Main Entry:sun

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