Sol


Sol

Sol is the Latin name of the Sun, and the modern word for "Sun" in Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, Icelandic (""), Danish, Norwegian and Swedish. In Persian, it refers to a "solar year".

Sol or SOL may also refer to:

Sun

* the Solar system
* A solar day on Mars
* Sol Indiges, sun god in Roman mythology
* Sol Invictus, sun god in Roman mythology
* Sól (Sun), the Norse sun goddess
* *Sôwilô, the reconstructed Proto-Germanic name of the s-rune, meaning "sun"

Currency

* The Peruvian sol, used in Peru between 1863 and 1985
* The Peruvian nuevo sol, named after the earlier "sol", introduced in 1991
* The "sol" (later "sou"), a coin used in France during the 13th–18th century, derived from the Roman solidus
* The SOL Project, a complementary currency under development in France

Abbreviations

* Klondike solitaire, card game (named "Sol" as part of the GNOME desktop environment and "SOL.EXE" on Microsoft Windows)
* Solution
* The Social Liberals (Austria)

Acronyms

* "Satellite of Love", fictional spaceship in the comedy TV series "Mystery Science Theater 3000"
* Satellite Orbital Laser, in the manga and anime "Akira"
* Scars of Life, an alternative rock band from Florida, United States
* School of Lock!, Japan Radio Program
* Second Order Logic
* Secure Operations Language
* Senator On-Line, a registered Australian political party
* Serial over LAN
* Service d'ordre légionnaire, collaborationist militia in Vichy France
* "The Shadows of Luclin", expansion to the Everquest computer game
* Ship of the Line
*
* Skilled Occupation List, skilled occupations acceptable for migration to Australia
* Sleep Onset Latency
* Society for Organizational Learning
* Speed of light
* Stadium of Light, home of Sunderland A.F.C.
* Standard of living, possessions and material wealth of a population
* Standards of Learning, set of standards Virginia students must meet before graduation
* Statute of limitations, legal term
* "Straight Outta Lynwood", "Weird Al" Yankovic's 12th album
* Stratford–Okahukura Line, secondary railway line in New Zealand

People

* "Sol.", a citation abbreviation for Daniel Solander, a standard botanical author
* Sol Badguy, a bounty hunter character of the "Guilty Gear" game series
* Sol Campbell, a football player
* Sol (comedian), a fictional character created by Marc Favreau
* Sol Lesser, a film producer
* Solomon "Sol" Trujillo, CEO of Telstra
* Sol Rosenberg, a fictional character created by prank callers the Jerky Boys
* Sol Stern, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute
* Sol Wachtler, former Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals

Miscellanea

* SOL, California State Prison, Solano in the USA
* G (musical note), also known as Sol, the fifth note of the solfege music scale
*Sol Líneas Aéreas, an airline in Argentina.
* Sol (beer), brewed by "Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma" in Mexico
* Sol (colloid), suspensions of solid particles in a liquid, liquid form of Sol gel
* Sol gel, colloidal suspension that is gelled to form a solid
* Sol (newspaper), a weekly newspaper published in Portugal
* Sol-20, computer of Processor Technology
* Sonoma County Sol, an American soccer team
* Sól (band), a Danish one-man doom metal band
*Sol, an album from the German band Ougenweide
*Sól, Lublin Voivodeship, a village in Poland
*Sol, an online multiplayer game
*Sol, a daily newspaper published in Turkey

Fiction

* Sol, a name used for warp drive in some non-English versions of the "Star Trek" television series
* Sol, an artifact from
* Sol, a mysterious rogue in the "Warriors" novels by Erin Hunter
* Sol Emeralds, mirrors of the Chaos Emeralds in the Sonic the Hedgehog series

See also

* Sole
* Sól


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