sol: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (sōl), [key]
— n. Music.
  1. the syllable used for the fifth tone of a diatonic scale.
  2. (in the fixed system of solmization) the tone G.


Pronunciation: (sōl, sol), [key]
— n.
  1. 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.


Pronunciation: (sōl, sol Sp. sôl), [key]
— pl. sols, so•les
  1. a bronze coin and monetary unit of Peru, equal to 100 centavos. Abbr.: S.
  2. Also calleda former gold coin of Peru.


Pronunciation: (sôl, sol), [key]
— n. Physical Chem.
  1. a fluid colloidal solution. Cf.


Pronunciation: (sol), [key]
— n.
  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


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a combining form meaning “soil” of the kind specified by the initial element: spodosol.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. Solicitor.
  2. See


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. soluble.
  2. solution.


Pronunciation: [key]
— Slang. Slang.
  1. strictly out (of&hasp;) luck.
  2. shit out (of&hasp;) luck.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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