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Hurok, Sol(Encyclopedia)Hurok, Sol hyoor´k, yoor´– [key], 1888–1974, American impresario, b. Russia. Emigrating to the United States in 1906, Hurok was a peddler, streetcar conductor, bottlewasher, and hardware s...
Sol(Encyclopedia)Sol sl [key], in Roman religion, sun god. An ancient god of Mesopotamian origin, he was introduced (c.220) into Roman religion as Sol Invictus by emperor Heliogabalus. His worship remained an import...
sol(Encyclopedia)sol, in chemistry: see colloid.
LeWitt, Sol(Encyclopedia)LeWitt, Sol lwt´ [key], 1928–2007, American artist, b. Hartford, Conn. LeWitt, who came into prominence in the 1960s, termed his work conceptual art, emphasizing that the idea or concept that a...
Costa del Sol(Encyclopedia)Costa del Sol k´stä l sl´ [key], a strip of coastline, S. Spain, in Andalusia, extending from Motril to Estepona The area has become famous as a Mediterranean coastal resort, and its touri...
Calderón Sol, Armando(Encyclopedia)Calderón Sol, Armando, 1948–2017, Salvadoran political leader, , b. San Salvador, J.D. Univ. of El Salvador, 1977. A member of the right-wing National Republican Alliance, he held several positions...
tonic sol-fa(Encyclopedia)tonic sol-fa: see musical notation.
Torremolinos(Encyclopedia)Torremolinos tôrml´ns [key], town, Málaga prov., S Spain, in Andalusia, on the Mediterranean Sea. It is a very popular resort on the Costa del Sol. ...
coagulation(Encyclopedia)coagulation kgyool´shn [key], the collecting into a mass of minute particles of a solid dispersed throughout a liquid (a sol), usually followed by the precipitation or separation of the s...
Walsall(Encyclopedia)Walsall wôl´sôl [key], metropolitan borough (1991 pop. 177,923), W central England, in the Black Country. Iron and brass founding, limestone quarrying, and the manufacture of leather goods, small h...
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