Pronunciation: (sōl), [key]
1. the syllable used for the fifth tone of a diatonic scale.
2. (in the fixed system of solmization) the tone G. Also,so.Cf. sol-fa (def. 1).
Pronunciation: (sōl, sol), [key]
a former coin and money of account of France, the 20th part of a livre and equal to 12 deniers: originally gold, later silver, finally copper, it was discontinued in 1794. Also,sou.Cf. solidus 1 (def. 2).
Pronunciation: (sōl, sol; Sp. sôl), [key]
—pl. sols, Sp. so•lesPronunciation: (sô'les). [key]
1. a bronze coin and monetary unit of Peru, equal to 100 centavos. Abbr.: S.
2. Also called libra. a former gold coin of Peru.
Pronunciation: (sôl, sol), [key]
—n. Physical Chem.
a fluid colloidal solution. Cf. aerosol, gel.
Pronunciation: (sol), [key]
1. an ancient Roman god personifying the sun.
2. the sun, personified by the Romans as a god.
3. a male given name, form of Solomon.
a combining form meaning “soil” of the kind specified by the initial element: spodosol.
2. See Song of Solomon.
1. strictly out (of) luck.
2. Vulgar.shit out (of) luck. Also,SOL
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