• WordNet 3.6
    • n sol the syllable naming the fifth (dominant) note of any musical scale in solmization
    • n Sol (Roman mythology) ancient Roman god; personification of the sun; counterpart of Greek Helios
    • n sol a colloid that has a continuous liquid phase in which a solid is suspended in a liquid
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Sol (Chem) A fluid mixture of a colloid and a liquid; a liquid colloidal solution or suspension.
    • Sol A silver and gold coin of Peru. The silver sol is the unit of value, and is worth about 68 cents.
    • Sol A sou.
    • n Sol (Mus) A syllable applied in solmization to the note G, or to the fifth tone of any diatonic scale.
    • Sol (Alchem) Gold; -- so called from its brilliancy, color, and value.
    • Sol The sun. "Phœbus 'gins arise."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sol The sun. See Phœbus.
    • n sol In heraldry, a tincture, the metal or, or gold, in blazoning by planets, as in the arms of sovereigns. See blazon, n., 2.
    • n sol In alchemy, gold.
    • n sol An old French coin, the twentieth part of the livre, and equivalent to twelve deniers. At the revolution it was superseded by the sou.
    • n sol A current silver coin of Peru, of the same weight and fineness as the French 5-franc piece. Gold pieces of 1, 2, 5, 10, and 20 sols are also struck. Also sole.
    • n sol In solmization, the syllable used for the fifth tone of the scale, or dominant. In the scale of C this tone is G, which is therefore called sol in France, Italy, etc.
    • n sol An abbreviation of solution.
    • n sol An abbreviation of Solicitor.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Sol sol the sun, Phœbus:
    • n Sol sol an old French coin, 1⁄20th of a livre, equal to 12 deniers, now superseded by the sou.
    • n Sol sol (her.) a tincture, the metal or, or gold, in blazoning by planets.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From hydrosol, an aqueous colloidal solution, confused with G. sole, soole, salt water from which salt is obtained
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary


In literature:

Let's take a look at Old Sol from a distance that no man ever reached before!
"Islands of Space" by John W Campbell
Roberts's gardener is worth a hundred Sol Brownsmiths.
"Brownsmith's Boy" by George Manville Fenn
As in the case of St.-Gobain, the capital of the company was divided into sols and deniers.
"France and the Republic" by William Henry Hurlbert
Her cousins Sol and Estrella alluded to the Spaniard in a jesting manner.
"Luna Benamor" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
Then the door was closed, and a loud, penetrating voice called on the name of Sol Ketchmaid.
"Light Freights, Complete" by W. W. Jacobs
Suffice it to say that only four keys were known, and that each note was called by its full Sol-Fa name.
"The Psychology of Singing" by David C. Taylor
You send for Sol as soon as you please and I'll board him for the use of him.
"Mary Rose of Mifflin" by Frances R. Sterrett
Old Sol working overtime.
"The Trail of '98" by Robert W. Service
But old Sol had his eye on her in an instant and shuffled forward to wait upon her.
"Mary Louise in the Country" by L. Frank Baum (AKA Edith Van Dyne)
I looked at Sol, on the seat next to me; I thought I had heard him snicker.
"The Day of the Boomer Dukes" by Frederik Pohl
But there is nothing of the troll about me now I have married Mrs. SOLNESS.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 104, March 18, 1893" by Various
Captain Sol was at present somewhere between Surinam and New York, bound home.
"Fair Harbor" by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
Gradually the trees throw long shadows, and old Sol comes up behind us, and grins at our overcoats.
"From Edinburgh to India & Burmah" by William G. Burn Murdoch
Three days later, one day short of Sol, Sawtelle got Five-Jet Admiral Gordon's office on the sub-space radio.
"Masters of Space" by Edward Elmer Smith
Yes, such a sol-'ier lives here.
"In Madeira Place" by Heman White Chaplin
"Helen and Arthur" by Caroline Lee Hentz
SOL, Subsector 1-A: No.
"Concordance" by Ann Wilson
So you can plan, Rick and I are in space now, as you suggested, outside Sol System.
"A Matter of Honor" by Ann Wilson
Twelve illustrations by Sol Eytinge.
"Famous Islands and Memorable Voyages" by Anonymous
It was not now "Poor old Sol," it was "Good old Sol.
"The Riflemen of the Ohio" by Joseph A. Altsheler

In poetry:

As early youth in brightness vies,
With advent of the day,
When Sol first opes his golden eyes,
And chases night away.
"Virtuous Age" by James McCauley
Dormida, los extremos de tu boca
Pliega sonrisa leve,
Suave como el rastro luminoso
Que deja un sol que muere...
"Rimas XXVII" by Gustavo Adolfo Becquer
Each morning when the watchful cock
Announced the approach of day
At the folds he was seen with his flock
Before Sol's glittering ray.
"A Petition From The A.A.Co. Flocks At Peels River In Behalf Of The Irish Bard" by Francis McNamara
Oh! guai nascer poeta ove il sol splende
Ed infervora i cantici ispirati,
Ma dove l'uomo allori e culto rende
Soltanto ai pensatori trapassati!
"In Morte Di Emilio Praga" by Ferdinando Fontana
Once through heaven went shining,
Wedded and one,
Luna the Goddess, and Sol the God,
And the stars in multitudes thronged around them,
Their little, innocent children.
"The North Sea -- First Cycle" by Heinrich Heine
--Ov'e` dessa?... E` lontana!
Lontana piu` del sole!--Piu` del sol misteriosa!
Chi potrebbe, osservando--ogni uomo ed ogni cosa,
Predir l'ultimo giorno--dei terrestri abitanti?
"Socialismo" by Ferdinando Fontana

In news:

Eriez Designs Density Sort as a Problem Sol.
Vicki Solá first arrived at WFDU-FM in August, 1981.
The SOL Food Festival Brings Together Area Farmers, Vendors, and Educators. would like to offer YOU a chance to win Track interchangeable headphones by SOL (Soundtrack of Life) Republic .
Phelps lands Sol Republic endorsement.
At the time, Phelps didn't have a deal with the brand he was sporting, Sol Republic .
SOL Republic Amps HD Headphones.
Rovers to become more robust The rovers were designed for a primary mission of at least 90 Martian days, or sols, each one nearly 40 minutes longer than an Earth day.
The robotic arm on NASA's Mars rover Curiosity delivered a sample of Martian soil to the rover 's observation tray for the first time during the mission's 70th Martian day, or sol (Oct 16, 2012).
Stop by 4-6 pm tonight to sip champagne at the Solé East resort store, where you'll receive 20 percent off all merchandise.
Pine-Sol Lady Pulls Prank, Scares The Crap Out Of Grown Men.
Adam Sims Del Sol High School.
The SOL (Sustainable, Organic, Local) Food Festival is back for a second year, celebrating the words in its title, hoping to lead us to personally and globally healthier eating.
After a long, hard and sweaty workout, there's nothing we enjoy more than a cheap Mexican beer (Tecate or Sol, to be precise).
Virginia Department of Education releases SOL results.

In science:

We give the proof for our favorite solvable group, namely the 3-dimensional group Sol.
A refinement of the simple connectivity at infinity of groups
Let us write down explicitely what it means for a square integrable field v to be in L2 sol : let u be a local function on Ω.
Quenched invariance principles for random walks on percolation clusters
LPCMO(0.34) synthesized by the Sol – Gel technique.
The electrical current effect in phase separated La5/8-yPryCa3/8MnO3: Charge order melting vs. Joule heating
Hace aproximadamente una d´ecada se produjo la confirmaci´on experimental de que los neutrinos procedentes del sol y la atm´osfera terrestre oscilan o cambian de sabor lept´onico en el transcurso de su camino hacia el detector.
Study of accelerator neutrino interactions in a liquid argon TPC
Finally, the heating was stopped: the temperature decreased until the sol-gel transition was crossed, during which the stirring was reduced and finally stopped.
A CF3I-based SDD Prototype for Spin-independent Dark Matter Searches
We define the space of potential forms L2 pot (M ) and the space of solenoidal forms L2 sol(M ) as follows: pot (M ) is the closure in L2 (M ) of the set of gradients ∇(ω)u Definition 2.
Random walks and exclusion processes among random conductances on random infinite clusters: homogenization and hydrodynamic limit
Given ξ ∈ RB∗ , there exists a unique form v ∈ L2 pot such that wξ + v ∈ L2 sol .
Random walks and exclusion processes among random conductances on random infinite clusters: homogenization and hydrodynamic limit
On the other hand, since the map Due to Lemma 4.5, (cid:8)a(ψ) : ψ ∈ L2 sol ∋ ψ → a(ψ) ∈ RB∗ is continuous, we conclude that {a(ψj )}j > 1 is dense in RB∗ .
Random walks and exclusion processes among random conductances on random infinite clusters: homogenization and hydrodynamic limit
One of such applications is phase transition from sol to gel (see e.g. [5,6]).
Dimer percolation and jamming on simple cubic lattice
There are different modifications of percolation problems used to describe sol-gel phase transition.
Dimer percolation and jamming on simple cubic lattice
We hope that new percolation model will serve for better description of sol-gel transitions.
Dimer percolation and jamming on simple cubic lattice
Accordingly, the goal of this paper is to develop and analyze alternative —and ultimately more efficient—methods for sol distributed averaging problems in wireless networks.
Geographic Gossip: Efficient Averaging for Sensor Networks
The author is grateful to Alain-Sol Sznitman for proposing the problem and for helpful advice.
Random walk on a discrete torus and random interlacements
Sigwarth, 33 Lites, B. W., Ichimoto, K., & Kubo, M., et al. 2007, Sol.
The intensity contrast of solar granulation: comparing Hinode SP results with MHD simulations
The R repressors are free to occupy any of these distinct boxes which provide a simple and convenient basis for computing the entropic contribution to the overall free energy. A repressor in solution has an energy εsol which appears in the Boltzmann factor.
Concentration and Length Dependence of DNA Looping in Transcriptional Regulation