Insonation vs Insolation - What's the difference?

insonation | insolation |


As nouns the difference between insonation and insolation

is that insonation is exposure to, or treatment with ultrasound while insolation is the incident radiant energy emitted by the sun which reaches a unit area over a period of time, typically measured over a horizontal area at the earth's surface or at the top of earth's atmosphere.

insonation

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Exposure to, or treatment with ultrasound
  • insolation

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • The incident radiant energy emitted by the sun which reaches a unit area over a period of time, typically measured over a horizontal area at the Earth's surface or at the top of Earth's atmosphere.
  • The rate of delivery of such radiation.
  • The act or process of exposing to the rays of the sun, such as for the purpose of medical treatment, drying or maturing, as fruits, drugs, etc., or of rendering acid, as vinegar.
  • (medicine, dated) sunstroke.
  • Synonyms

    * (exposure as medical treatment) sunbath

    See also

    * ("insolation" on Wikipedia) ----