the syllable used for the fifth tone of a diatonic scale.
(in the fixed system of solmization) the tone G.
- Also so .
- Compare sol-fa (def. 1).
Other definitions for sol (2 of 9)
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.
- Compare solidus1 (def. 2).
Other definitions for sol (3 of 9)
a bronze coin and monetary unit of Peru, equal to 100 centavos. Abbreviation: S.
Also called libra . a former gold coin of Peru.
Other definitions for sol (4 of 9)
a fluid colloidal solution.
Other definitions for Sol (5 of 9)
an ancient Roman god personifying the sun.
the sun, personified by the Romans as a god.
Other definitions for SOL (6 of 9)
shit out (of) luck (a euphemistic initialism used to avoid explicit vulgarity). See shit (def. 28).
strictly out (of) luck.
Other definitions for -sol (7 of 9)
a combining form meaning “soil” of the kind specified by the initial element: spodosol.
Other definitions for sol. (8 of 9)
Other definitions for Sol. (9 of 9)
Bible. The Song of Solomon.
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British Dictionary definitions for sol (1 of 6)
music another name for soh
British Dictionary definitions for sol (2 of 6)
short for new sol
a former French copper or silver coin, usually worth 12 deniers
British Dictionary definitions for sol (3 of 6)
a colloid that has a continuous liquid phase, esp one in which a solid is suspended in a liquid
British Dictionary definitions for sol (4 of 6)
astronomy a solar day as measured on the planet Mars, equal to 24.65 hours
British Dictionary definitions for Sol (5 of 6)
the Roman god personifying the sun: Greek counterpart: Helios
a poetic word for the sun
British Dictionary definitions for Sol. (6 of 6)
Also: Solr solicitor
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