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sol•i•dus



Pronunciation: (sol'i-dus), [key]
n.,
pl. -diPronunciation: (-dī"). [key]

1. a gold coin of ancient Rome, introduced by Constantine and continued in the Byzantine Empire; bezant.
2. (in medieval Europe) a money of account equal to 12 denarii. Cf. sol 2.
3. virgule.

sol•i•dus



Pronunciation: (sol'i-dus), [key]
n. Physical Chem.
(on a graph of temperature versus composition) the curve connecting the temperatures at which a solid solution is in equilibrium with its vapor and with the liquid solution, and therefore connecting melting temperatures of solid solutions. Cf. liquidus.

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