noun, plural sol·i·di [sol-i-dahy] /ˈsɒl ɪˌdaɪ/.
Origin of solidus1
noun Physical Chemistry.
Origin of solidus2
Examples from the Web for solidus
Denarius, puzzling passage as to relation of to solidus, i. 10.The Letters of Cassiodorus|Cassiodorus (AKA Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator)
These curves are also called the "liquidus" and the "solidus" curve respectively.The Phase Rule and Its Applications|Alexander Findlay
The price of one solidus for thirty modii is48 almost exorbitant; grain cost exactly one half this at the time of Theodoric.Pagan and Christian Rome|Rodolfo Lanciani
The asterisk is used to indicate illegible letters, and the solidus (/) erasures.
Name from solidus and ago, to join, or make whole, in allusion to reputed vulnerary qualities.
noun plural -di (-ˌdaɪ)
Word Origin for solidus
late 14c., plural solidi, used of both English shilling and Roman gold coin, from Late Latin solidus, an imperial Roman coin (worth about 25 denarii), from nummus solidus, literally "solid coin" (see solid (adj.)).