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sol

play
noun \ˈsōl\
variants: or less commonly

play \ˈsō\

Definition of sol

  1. :  the fifth note of the major scale in solfège

Origin and Etymology 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

play
noun \ˈsäl, ˈsȯl\

Definition of sol

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

Origin and Etymology of sol

Middle French — more at sou


First Known Use: 1583


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sol

play
noun \ˈsäl, ˈsȯl\

Definition of sol

plural

soles

play \ˈsō-(ˌ)lās\
  1. :  the basic monetary unit of Peru from 1930 to 1985 and since 1991 — see money table

Origin and Etymology of sol

American Spanish, from Spanish, sun, from Latin


First Known Use: 1883


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sol

play
noun \ˈsäl, ˈsȯl\

Definition of sol

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

Origin and Etymology of sol

-sol (as in hydrosol), from solution


First Known Use: 1899

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sol

abbreviation

Definition of sol

  1. soluble

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Sol

play
noun \ˈsäl\

Definition of Sol

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

  2. 2 :  sun

Origin and Etymology of sol

Middle English, from Latin


First Known Use: 15th century

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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


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