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n. pl. sol·i·di (-dī′)
1. A gold coin of the Roman Empire used in Europe until the 1400s. Also called bezant.
2. Printing A virgule; a slash.
3. Chemistry The maximum temperature at which all components of a mixture, such as an alloy, can be in a solid state.
[Middle English, from Late Latin (nummus) solidus, a solid (sesterce), from Latin solidus, solid; see solid.]
n, pl -di (-ˌdaɪ)
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a technical name for slash12
2. (Historical Terms) a gold coin of the Byzantine empire
[C14: from Late Latin solidus (nummus) a gold coin (from solidus solid); in Medieval Latin, solidus referred to a shilling and was indicated by a long s, which ultimately became the virgule]
sol•i•dus(ˈsɒl ɪ dəs)
n., pl. -di (-ˌdaɪ)
1. a gold coin of ancient Rome.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin solidus (nummus) a solid (coin)]
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|Noun||1.||solidus - a gold coin of the Byzantine Empire; widely circulated in Europe in the Middle Ages|
coin - a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
|2.||solidus - a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information|