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sol 1

Syllabification: sol
(also so)

noun

Music
1(In solmization) the fifth note of a major scale.
Example sentences
  • In Ex. 2 the fourth note, soh of D major, becomes the new doh, of A major, and is therefore given both names (sung as s'doh).
  • Lully was famous for his composition of extended passacailles, pieces based on the ostinato repetition of repeating bass line, usually on a four-bar, stepwise descending bass line, the minor mode tetrachord from do to sol.
  • Tonic sol-fa was taught as his school and, by eighth grade, he had learned to snap doh, mi, sol doh (a four note major chord) and performed this musical trick at a school concert.
1.1The note G in the fixed-do system.
Example sentences
  • The so-called major scale consists of seven notes, which nowadays are designated by the letters C, D, E, F, G, A, and B, or sounded out as do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, and ti.

Origin

Middle English sol: representing (as an arbitrary name for the note) the first syllable of solve, taken from a Latin hymn (see solmization).

Words that rhyme with sol

boll, Chabrol, Coll, doll, Guignol, haute école, loll, moll, pol, poll, skol, troll, vol

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sol 2 Syllabification: sol
Pronunciation: /säl/
/sôl/

noun

Chemistry
A fluid suspension of a colloidal solid in a liquid.
Example sentences
  • 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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sol 3 Syllabification: sol
Pronunciation: /sōl/
/sôl/
(also nuevo solˈnwāvō)

noun (plural solesˈsōlāzˈsôles)

The basic monetary unit of Peru, equal to 100 centavos. It replaced the inti in 1991.
Example sentences
  • 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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Sol 4 Syllabification: Sol
Pronunciation: /säl/ /sōl/
Roman Mythology
The sun, especially when personified as a god.

Origin

Latin.

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SOL 5 Syllabification: SOL

abbreviation

vulgar slang
Shit out of luck.

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