solum


Also found in: Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

so·lum

 (sō′ləm)
n. pl. so·la (-lə) or so·lums
The upper layers of a soil profile in which topsoil formation occurs.

[Latin, base, ground.]

solum

(ˈsəʊləm)
n, pl -lums or -la (-lə)
(Physical Geography) the upper layers of the soil profile, affected by climate and vegetation
[C19: New Latin from Latin: the ground]
References in periodicals archive ?
Davis Polk partner Sarah Solum led the team that advised Affymetrix Inc.
Summary: Davis Polk partner Sarah Solum led the team that advised Affymetrix Inc.
The competitive process as advertised envisaged that the property regeneration partnership (incorporated as Solum Regeneration Limited Partnership (Solum LP)) would contract with Network Rail to take a transfer of a portfolio of sites to be developed in accordance with the objectives of Network Rail and to deliver profit to both Network Rail and the DDP as well as improving facilities for Network Rail such as delivering station developments.