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sol1 / sōl/ (also so) • n. Mus. (in solmization) the fifth note of a major scale. ∎  the note G in the fixed-do system. sol2 / säl; sôl/ • n. Chem. a fluid suspension of a colloidal solid in a liquid. sol3 / sōl; sôl/ (also nue·vo sol / ˈnwāvō/ ) • n. (pl. so·les / ˈsōlāz; ˈsôles/ ) the basic monetary unit of Peru, equal to 100 centavos. It replaced the inti in 1991.

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sol2 (mus.) fifth note of the scale in solmization. XIV. See UT.
Hence solfa set of syllables (do, re, mi, etc.) sung to the notes of the major scale XVI; as vb., repl. †solf(e) (XIV) — (O)F. solfier. So solfeggio exercise in which the solfa is employed. XVIII. — It. solmization XVIII. — F., f. solmiser, f. sol SOL2 + mi MI. See -IZE, -ATION.

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Sol (in Roman religion)

Sol (sŏl), in Roman religion, sun god. An ancient god of Mesopotamian origin, he was introduced (c.220) into Roman religion as Sol Invictus by emperor Heliogabalus. His worship remained an important cult of Rome until the rise of Christianity.

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sol. The 5th degree (dominant) of major scale and so used (spelt soh) in Tonic Sol-fa. In many countries, where fixed-doh principles apply, it means the note G in any key, thus sol dièse is G♯ in Fr.

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sol

sol A colloidal solution, i.e. a suspension of particles intermediate in size between ordinary molecules (as in a solution) and coarse particles (as in a suspension). A jelly‐like sol is a gel.

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sol
1. Colloidal solution (see COLLOID) or dispersion of solid particles in a liquid, as in a completely fluid mud. Compare QUICK CLAY; and GEL.

2. One martian day (=24.7 hours).

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sol A substance composed of small solid particles dispersed in a liquid to form a continuous, homogeneous phase (i.e. a type of colloid, e.g. a completely fluid mud).

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sol A substance composed of small solid particles dispersed in a liquid to form a continuous, homogeneous phase (i.e. a type of colloid).

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Sol

Sol in Roman mythology, the sun, especially when personified as a god; recorded in English from late Middle English.

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Sol

Sol / säl; sōl/ Roman Mythol. the sun, esp. when personified as a god.

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sol A colloid in which small solid particles are dispersed in a liquid continuous phase.

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sol1 sun; (alch.) gold XIV; (her.) or XVII. — L. sōl SUN
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SOL

SOL • abbr. vulgar slang shit out of luck.

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sol (in chemistry)

sol, in chemistry: see colloid.

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Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).

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