- the Roman god personifying the sun
- a poetic word for the sun
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
- Music and Dancethe syllable used for the fifth tone of a diatonic scale.
- Music and Dance(in the fixed system of solmization) the tone G.
- Latin solve; see gamut
- Middle English 1275–1325
sol2 (sōl, sol),
- Currencya 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.
- Late Latin solidus solidus; compare Italian soldo, Spanish sueldo
- Old French sol
sol3 (sōl, sol; Sp. sôl),
n., pl. sols, Sp.so•les
- Currencya bronze coin and monetary unit of Peru, equal to 100 centavos. Abbr.: S.
- CurrencyAlso called libra. a former gold coin of Peru.
- Latin sōl
- American Spanish: sun, Spanish
sol4 (sôl, sol),
n. [Physical Chem.]
- Chemistrya fluid colloidal solution. Cf.aerosol, gel.
- Mythologyan ancient Roman god personifying the sun.
- Mythologythe sun, personified by the Romans as a god.
- a male given name, form of Solomon.
- Slang Termsstrictly out (of ) luck.
- Slang Terms[Vulgar.]shit out (of ) luck.
- another name for soh
- a colloid that has a continuous liquid phase, esp one in which a solid is suspended in a liquid