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SOL

Syllabification: SOL

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abbreviation

vulgar slang
  • Shit out of luck.

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Sol

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Pronunciation: /sɒl
 
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Roman Mythology
  • The sun, especially when personified as a god.

Origin

Latin.

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noun

Chemistry
  • A fluid suspension of a colloidal solid in a liquid.
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    • De Hevesy dissolved the medals in acid, creating a colloidal sol so dark it was virtually black.
    • Conversely, in areas where the silica was less concentrated, a gel would not form; rather, horizontal Uruguay bands would form by precipitation and settling out of silica crystallites from the aqueous sol.
    • This concept does not entail the simultaneous existence of a silica gel and a sol, but rather a coexistence of short-chain silica polymers and monosilicic acid that condense to form quartz fibers.

Origin

late 19th century: abbreviation of solution.

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(also nuevo sol)

noun (plural soles /ˈsɒlɛz, ˈsəʊlɛz/)

  • The basic monetary unit of Peru, equal to 100 cents. It replaced the inti in 1991.
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    • Garcia merely printed more of them, so many that a new currency, the nuevo sol, had to be invented to erase the memory of the old one.
    • Peru's sol reached a decade high against the dollar after its foreign-currency debt rating was raised to investment grade by Fitch Ratings yesterday, increasing the allure of the nation's securities.
    • The Peruvian Neuvo Sol is also known around the world as a commodity currency.

Origin

Spanish, literally 'sun'.

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