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.
(mus.) fifth note of the scale in solmization. XIV. See UT
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
Colloidal solution (see COLLOID
) or dispersion of solid particles in a liquid, as in a completely fluid mud. Compare QUICK CLAY
; and GEL
One martian day (=24.7 hours).
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.
; (alch.) gold XIV; (her.) or XVII. — L. sōl SUN
Sol / säl; sōl/ Roman Mythol. the sun, esp. when personified as a god.
abbr. vulgar slang shit out of luck.
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.
in which small solid particles are dispersed in a liquid continuous phase.
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).