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solidus

Noun

1 a gold coin of the Byzantine Empire; widely circulated in Europe in the Middle Ages [syn: bezant, bezzant, byzant]
2 a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information [syn: slash, virgule, diagonal, stroke, separatrix] [also: solidi (pl)]

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English

Noun

  1. The line between the numerator and the denominator of a fraction.
  2. A forward slash or virgule.
  3. A late Roman gold coin (after 3rd Century CE); a bezant.
  4. In the context of "chemistry|physics": a line, in a phase diagram, below which a given substance is a stable solid.

Latin

Adjective

solidus

Noun

solidus
  1. a gold coin

Extensive Definition

Solidus can refer to:
solidus in German: Solidus (Begriffsklärung)
solidus in Finnish: Solidus (täsmennyssivu)
solidus in French: Solidus
solidus in Dutch: Solidus
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