- The definition of a sol is the basic unit of currency in Peru.
An example of sol is what someone would exchange their money into when arriving at the Lima airport.
- Sol is the sun or the sun god in Roman mythology.
An example of Sol is the Roman god that was replaced by Mithras.
sol definition by Webster's New World
Origin: ; from Midieval Latin sol(ve): see gamut
Origin: ; from (hydro)sol
Origin: Classical Latin solutioPharmacy solution
- Rom. Myth. the sun god: identified with the Greek Helios
- the sun personified
Origin: Middle English ; from Classical Latin ; from an unverified form sawol, an unverified form saol ; from Indo-European base an unverified form sāwel-, an unverified form swen- from source sun, Classical Greek hēlios, Gothic sauil, sun
sol definition by American Heritage Dictionary
also sonoun Music
Origin: Middle English, from Medieval Latin; see gamut.
Origin: French, from Old French, from Late Latin solidus, solidus; see solidus.
noun pl. so·les
Origin: Spanish, sun (from the drawing on the coin), from Latin sōl, sun; see sāwel- in Indo-European roots.
Origin: From solution.
Origin: Middle English, from Latin sōl; see sāwel- in Indo-European roots.
sol - Investment & Finance Definition
The currency unit of Peru, comprised of 100 centavos.Webster's New World Finance and Investment Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
sol - Medical Definition