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Definition of SOL

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G \G\ (j[=e])
     1. G is the seventh letter of the English alphabet, and a vocal consonant. It has two sounds; one simple, as in gave, go, gull; the other compound (like that of j), as in gem, gin, dingy. See Guide to Pronunciation, [sect][sect]
        231-6, 155, 176, 178, 179, 196, 211, 246.
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     Note: The form of G is from the Latin, in the alphabet which it first appeared as a modified form of C. The name is also from the Latin, and probably comes to us through the French. Etymologically it is most closely related to a c hard, k y, and w; as in corn, grain, kernel; kin L. genus, Gr. ?; E. garden, yard; drag, draw; also to ch and h; as in get, prehensile; guest, host (an army); gall, choler; gust, choose. See {C}. [1913 Webster]

     2. (Mus.) G is the name of the fifth tone of the natural or model scale; -- called also {sol} by the Italians and French. It was also originally used as the treble clef, and has gradually changed into the character represented in the margin. See {Clef}. G[sharp] (G sharp) is a tone intermediate between G and A. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Sol \Sol\, n. [L.]
     1. The sun.
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     2. (Alchem.) Gold; -- so called from its brilliancy, color, and value. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Sol \Sol\, n. [It.] (Mus.)
        (a) A syllable applied in solmization to the note G, or to the fifth tone of any diatonic scale. (b) The tone itself. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Sol \Sol\, n. [See {Sou}.]
     1. A sou.
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     2. A silver and gold coin of Peru. The silver sol is the unit of value, and is worth about 68 cents. [1913 Webster] Sol

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Sol \Sol\ Sole \Sole\, n. [From hydrosol an aqueous colloidal solution, confused with G. sole, soole, salt water from which salt is obtained.] (Chem.) A fluid mixture of a colloid and a liquid; a liquid colloidal solution or suspension. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

SOL
         Simulation-Oriented Language

V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (June 2013) [vera]


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