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sol

play
noun \ˈsōl\

Definition of sol

  1. :  the fifth tone of the diatonic scale in solmization



Variants of sol

also so play \ˈsō\

Origin of sol

Medieval Latin sol; from the syllable sung to this note in a medieval hymn to St. John the Baptist


First Known Use: 14th century


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sol

noun \ˈsäl, ˈsȯl\

Definition of sol

  1. :  an old French coin equal to 12 deniers; also :  a corresponding unit of value



Origin of sol

Middle French — more at sou


First Known Use: 1583

Rhymes with sol


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sol

noun, \ˈsäl, ˈsȯl\

Definition of sol

plural soles play \ˈsō-(ˌ)lās\

  1. :  the basic monetary unit of Peru before 1985 and since 1990 — see money table



Origin of sol

American Spanish, from Spanish, sun, from Latin


First Known Use: 1883


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sol

noun \ˈsäl, ˈsȯl\

Definition of sol

  1. :  a fluid colloidal system; especially :  one in which the medium is a liquid



Origin of sol

-sol (as in hydrosol), from solution


First Known Use: 1899

Other Chemical Engineering Terms


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sol

abbreviation

Definition of sol

  1. soluble



Other Chemical Engineering Terms


Sol

play
noun \ˈsäl\

Definition of Sol

  1. 1 :  the Roman god of the sun — compare helios

  2. 2 :  sun



Origin of sol

Middle English, from Latin


First Known Use: 15th century

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Rhymes with sol


SOL Defined for Kids

sol

play
noun \ˈsōl\

Definition of sol for Students

  1. :  the fifth note of the musical scale




Medical Dictionary

noun \ˈsäl, ˈsȯl\

Medical Definition of sol

  1. :  a fluid colloidal system; especially :  one in which the dispersion medium is a liquid




Learn More about sol

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "sol" Spanish Central: Translation of "sol" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "sol"


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