Definitions

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  • n. A warm place that captures the heat of the sun.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a terrace or garden oriented to take advantage of the sun while protected from cold winds

Etymologies

sun +‎ trap (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • After I popped in to order a takeaway, the waiter asks if I would like to sit in the restaurant, rather than the hot, stuffy suntrap waiting area, before, unprompted, bringing over a glass of water and bowl of prawn crackers.

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  • Passions run high when it comes to the title of sunniest place in Britain, and Eastbourne also boasts of being "the suntrap of the south".

    Weatherwatch: Forget the Balearics – come to Bognor

  • He loves the warmth and passes the afternoons in a suntrap in the lee of the byre.

    Spring's here: skylarks overhead, moles in the garden, moths in the bathroom

  • It embraces the patio/suntrap and creates a peaceful scenery where the house is reflected in the glassy surface of the pool.

    Silva Ferreira House by Arquiprojecta

  • There, up above the concrete geometry, you'll find a sheltered suntrap with stunning views, and somewhere lush, green and growing.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • "The benches outside, in a little cobbled suntrap, are the perfect place to meet and greet your neighbours as they slowly wake up on a Sunday afternoon."

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • The pretty Forêt de Maronne hotel at Chatelard, below Signal de l'Homme, is 'a delightfully quiet suntrap ', enthuses a reporter, and has a good choice of traditional French and international cuisine:' The chicken satay kept us raving about the place all week. '

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • The working party is made up of members of Sustainable Bungay, the library team and other individuals, including a garden designer, who will use their skills to make the best of the small suntrap.

    EDP24 News

  • Yesterday was a bright dry day for our sketch afternoon but not so sunny as Friday, which was just as well as my secluded garden is a veritable suntrap.

    The EDM SuperBlog

  • She herself stood waiting outside her house, and I had the feeling that everything here was standing, waiting for something-the wonderful tall trees, the half overgrown garden where a few yellow raspberries and bright red clusters of currants gleamed among the weeds, the warm den of the suntrap between the bushes of the courtyard, and the great abandoned dacha, the ghostly castle where no one could live any more and which was guaıded by the enormous larch tree.

    Edith Södergran: a biographical profile - 9

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