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sole proprietorship a business that is owned by a single person who legally bears responsibility for its debts and other financial obligations.
soleus a muscle in the back of the leg of humans and some other mammals that runs from the knee to the heel and is involved in walking and standing.
sol-fa in music, the syllables "do," "re," "mi," "fa," "sol," "la," and "ti," used to denote the tones of a diatonic scale in any key. [3 definitions]
solfatara a volcanic fissure that gives off sulfurous vapors and steam.
solfeggio in music, the use of the sol-fa syllables in singing exercises, sight-reading, or the like; solmization. [2 definitions]
solicit to try to obtain (business, recruits, donations, help, or the like) by persuasion, formal request, or pleading. [6 definitions]
solicitor one that solicits, esp. one that seeks business or donations. [2 definitions]
solicitor general in the U.S. Department of Justice, the law officer directly below the attorney general; government's representative in cases before the Supreme Court. [2 definitions]
solicitous anxiously or tenderly concerned or attentive (usu. fol. by about, of, or for.) [2 definitions]
solicitude the condition or quality of being anxiously concerned or attentive, sometimes excessively so.
solid having or pertaining to a three-dimensional form. [14 definitions]
solid angle an angle formed by three or more planes intersecting in a common point, or formed at the peak of a cone.
solidarity a feeling or condition of unity based on common goals, interests, and sympathies among a group's members.
solid fuel any of various rocket propellants, combining fuel and oxidizer in a solid storable mass.
solid geometry the branch of geometry dealing with three-dimensional figures and surfaces.
solidify to make firm, hard, or solid. [4 definitions]
solidity the state or quality of being solid or firm; firmness, hardness, or substantiality. [2 definitions]
solid rocket any rocket that uses solid fuel.
Solid South formerly, in the United States, the southern states traditionally regarded as solidly supporting the Democratic Party.
solid-state being or using a technology that employs semiconductors and transistors to control the performance of electrical devices. [2 definitions]
solidus a gold coin in circulation during the periods of the Roman and Byzantine Empires. [2 definitions]