sole /ˈsol/ 名詞
Sol Sole n. Chem. A fluid mixture of a colloid and a liquid; a liquid colloidal solution or suspension.
Sole n. Zool. (a) Any one of several species of flatfishes of the genus Solea and allied genera of the family Soleidae, especially the common European species (Solea vulgaris), which is a valuable food fish. (b) Any one of several American flounders somewhat resembling the true sole in form or quality, as the California sole (Lepidopsetta bilineata), the long-finned sole (Glyptocephalus zachirus), and other species.
Lemon, ∨ French, sole Zool., a European species of sole (Solea pegusa).
Smooth sole Zool., the megrim.
1. The bottom of the foot; hence, also, rarely, the foot itself.
The dove found no rest for the sole of her foot. --Gen. viii. 9.
Hast wandered through the world now long a day,
Yet ceasest not thy weary soles to lead. --Spenser.
2. The bottom of a shoe or boot, or the piece of leather which constitutes the bottom.
The =\“caliga” was a military shoe, with a very thick sole, tied above the instep.\= --Arbuthnot.
3. The bottom or lower part of anything, or that on which anything rests in standing. Specifially: (a) Agric. The bottom of the body of a plow; -- called also slade; also, the bottom of a furrow. (b) Far. The horny substance under a horse's foot, which protects the more tender parts. (c) Fort. The bottom of an embrasure. (d) Naut. A piece of timber attached to the lower part of the rudder, to make it even with the false keel. --Totten. (e) Mining The seat or bottom of a mine; -- applied to horizontal veins or lodes.
Sole leather, thick, strong, used for making the soles of boots and shoes, and for other purposes.
Sole, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Soled p. pr. & vb. n. Soling.] To furnish with a sole; as, to sole a shoe.
1. Being or acting without another; single; individual; only. “The sole son of my queen.”
He, be sure . . . first and last will reign
Sole king. --Milton.
2. Law Single; unmarried; as, a feme sole.
Corporation sole. See the Note under Corporation.
Syn: -- Single; individual; only; alone; solitary.
adj 1: not divided or shared with others; "they have exclusive use
of the machine"; "sole rights of publication" [syn: exclusive,
2: being the only one; single and isolated from others; "the
lone doctor in the entire county"; "a lonesome pine"; "an
only child"; "the sole heir"; "the sole example"; "a
solitary instance of cowardice"; "a solitary speck in the
sky" [syn: lone(a), lonesome(a), only(a), sole(a),
n 1: the underside of footwear or a golfclub
2: lean flesh of any of several flatfish [syn: fillet of sole]
3: the underside of the foot
4: right-eyed flatfish; many are valued as food; most common in
warm seas especially European
v : put a new sole on; "sole the shoes" [syn: resole]