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Definition of "sol" [‖Sol•sol]

  • Music The fifth tone of the diatonic scale in solfeggio. (noun)
  • An old French coin worth 12 deniers. (noun)
  • See Table at currency. (noun)
  • A colloidal solution. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sol" in a sentence
  • "And while they battled, the sun stood still. solstice is derived from the Latin word sol, which means sun, and sistere, which means to stand still."
  • "We have just passed the summer solstice, (from the Latin sol for sun and sistere for standing still) the time when the earth “stands still” in a moment that has come to mark the separation of seasons."
  • "Priyanka of Lajawaab showcases the coconut in this pretty pink Solkadhi, a medley of coconut milk and a special fruit called the sol or amsul."