how to pronounce solidus


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solidus is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of solidus in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… the ringbearer and solidus is one of the …”

meanings of solidus


  1. (historical) Various medieval and early modern coins or units of account.
  2. The division line between the numerator and the denominator of a fraction, whether horizontal or oblique.
  3. Synonym of shilling: an English unit of account and, following the Tudor dynasty, silver coin.
  4. The weight of the Roman gold coin, 1/60 of a Roman pound under Diocletian or 1/72 lb. (about 4.5 grams) after Constantine.
  5. A medieval French weight, 1/20 of the Carolingian pound.
  6. Synonym of soldo: the silver coins of various Italian states.
  7. Its successor Byzantine coins, from the eleventh century onward of progressively debased weight and purity.
  8. Synonym of slash ⟨/⟩, originally (Britain) in its use as the shilling mark and now its formal designation by the ISO and Unicode.
  9. The formal name of the oblique strikethrough overlay (as in A̷ and B̸) in Unicode.
  10. Synonym of sol or sou: a Carolingian unit of account equivalent to a solidus of silver.
  11. A Roman ~23k gold coin introduced by Diocletian in AD 301 and called by that name, but reissued at a slightly lower weight by Constantine I.
  12. The line in a phase diagram marking the temperatures and pressures below which a given substance is a stable solid.

solidus frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word solidus occurs in english on average 0 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics solidus can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that solidus can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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