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  8  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  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. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Sol  \Sol\,  n.  [L.] 
  1.  The  sun. 
  2.  (Alchem.)  Gold;  --  so  called  from  its  brilliancy,  color, 
  and  value.  --Chaucer. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  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 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Sol  \Sol\,  n.  [See  {Sou}.] 
  1.  A  sou. 
  2.  A  silver  and  gold  coin  of  Peru.  The  silver  sol  is  the  unit 
  of  value,  and  is  worth  about  68  cents. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  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. 
  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}. 
  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. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  colloid  that  has  a  continuous  liquid  phase  in  which  a 
  solid  is  suspended  in  a  liquid  [syn:  {colloidal  solution}, 
  {colloidal  suspension}] 
  2:  (Greek  mythology)  ancient  Roman  god;  personification  of  the 
  sun;  counterpart  of  Greek  Helios  [syn:  {Sol}] 
  3:  the  syllable  naming  the  fifth  (dominant)  note  of  any  musical 
  scale  in  solmization  [syn:  {soh},  {so}] 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
  1.    {Simulation  Oriented  Language}. 
  2.  {Second-Order  lambda-calculus}. 
  3.  Semantic  Operating  Language.  Language  for  manipulating 
  semantic  networks  for  building  cognitive  models,  particularly 
  for  natural  language  understanding.  "Explorations  in 
  Cognition",  D.A.  Norman  et  al  W.H.  Freeman  1974. 
  4.  Shit  Outta  Luck. 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
  Simulation-Oriented  Language 

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