Pronunciation Pronunciation Noun

sol (uncountable)

  1. (music) The fifth step in the solfège scale of C (Ut), preceded by fa and followed by la.
  • French: sol
  • Portuguese: sol
  • Russian: соль
  • Spanish: sol
Pronunciation Noun

sol (plural sols)

  1. (astronomy) A solar day on Mars (equivalent to 24 hours, 39 minutes, 35 seconds).
    • 2014, Andy Weir, The Martian, Crown Publishing Group, ISBN 9780804139038:
      A sol is 39 minutes longer than a day, so it works out to be 1425 days.
    • 2014, Gerard 't Hooft, Stefan Vandoren, Time in Powers of Ten: Natural Phenomena and Their Timescales, World Scientific Publishing Company, ISBN 9789814489805, page 25:
      88,775 seconds = 24 hours, 39 minutes and 35 seconds
      The duration of a synodic day on Mars, a 'sol'
  • Russian: марсианский
Pronunciation Noun

sol (plural sols)

  1. A Spanish-American gold or silver coin, now the main currency unit of Peru (also new sol), or a coin of this value.
    • , M. Le Page Du Pratz, History of Louisiana:
      Three days after, the Great Sun, his brother, sent me another deer-skin of the same oil, to the quantity of forty pints. The most common sort sold this year at twenty sols a pint, and I was sure mine was not of the worst kind.
  • IPA: /sɑːl/, /sɒl/, /soʊl/

sol (plural sols)

  1. (physical chemistry) A type of colloid in which a solid is dispersed in a liquid.
  2. (archaic) A solution to an objection (or "ob"), in old books of controversial divinity.
  • French: sol
  • German: Sol
  • Russian: золь
  • Spanish: sol
  • IPA: /sɑːl/, /sɒl/

sol (plural sols)

  1. (historical) An old French coin worth 12 deniers.

  • (British) IPA: /sɒl/
  • (America) IPA: /soʊl/
Proper noun
  1. (poetic, scifi) The Sun, the star orbited by the Earth.
  2. (Roman god) The sun god; equivalent of the Greek Helios. Brother of Luna and Aurora.
  3. (Norse mythology) The sun goddess.
  4. A male given name
    • 2017 March 1st, Marc Waddington, “How dad’s bionic arm invention is changing son’s life & prosthetics” in the Daily Post, № 51,073, page 6/2:
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Synonyms Proper noun
  1. A diminutive of the male given name Solomon.


sol (plural sols)

  1. Statute of limitations.
  2. Speed of light.
  3. Standards of learning.
  4. Sleep onset latency.
  5. Space-occupying lesion of the brain can be caused by different pathology such as a malignancy, an abscess or a haematoma
  6. (plural) Stoppages of leave.

sol (not comparable)

  1. Initialism of shit out of luck

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