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sol·i·dus

 (sŏl′ĭ-dəs)
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.]
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solidus

(ˈsɒlɪdəs)
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]
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sol•i•dus

(ˈsɒl ɪ dəs)

n., pl. -di (-ˌdaɪ)
1. a gold coin of ancient Rome.
2. virgule.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin solidus (nummus) a solid (coin)]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.solidus - a gold coin of the Byzantine Empiresolidus - 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 informationsolidus - a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information
punctuation mark, punctuation - the marks used to clarify meaning by indicating separation of words into sentences and clauses and phrases
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Translations

solidus

[ˈsɒlɪdəs] N (Typ) → barra f
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Moving away points for analyses from melting metal zone and from heat affected zone that have less temperature than solidus line, the surface of isotherms is greater.