Solarium to Solen
(||So*la"ri*um) n.; pl. Solaria [L. See Solar, n.]
1. An apartment freely exposed to the sun; anciently, an apartment or inclosure on the roof of a house; in
modern times, an apartment in a hospital, used as a resort for convalescents.
2. (Zoöl.) Any one of several species of handsome marine spiral shells of the genus Solarium and
allied genera. The shell is conical, and usually has a large, deep umbilicus exposing the upper whorls.
Called also perspective shell.
(So`lar*i*za"tion) n. (Photog.) Injury of a photographic picture caused by exposing it for
too long a time to the sun's light in the camera; burning; excessive insolation.
(So"lar*ize) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Solarized ; p. pr. & vb. n. Solarizing ] (Photog.) To injure
by too long exposure to the light of the sun in the camera; to burn.
(So"lar*ize), v. i. (Photog.) To become injured by undue or too long exposure to the sun's
rays in the camera.
(So"la*ry) a. Solar. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne.
(Sol"as) n. Solace. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(||So*la"ti*um) n. [L. See Solace, n.] Anything which alleviates or compensates for suffering
or loss; a compensation; esp., an additional allowance, as for injured feelings.
(Sold) imp. & p. p. of Sell.
(Sold), n. [F. solde. See Soldier, and cf. Sou.] Solary; military pay. [Obs.] Spenser.
(Sol"dan) n.[OE. soudan, F. soudan, from the Arabic. See Sultan.] A sultan. [Obs.] Milton.
(Sol"da*nel) n. (Bot.) A plant of the genus Soldanella, low Alpine herbs of the Primrose
(Sol"dan*rie) n. The country ruled by a soldan, or sultan. [Poet.] Sir W. Scott.
Hard solder, a solder which fuses only at a red heat, as one composed of zinc and copper, or silver
and copper, etc. Soft solder, a solder fusible at comparatively low temperatures; as, plumbers' solder,
consisting of two parts lead and one part tin, is a soft solder.
(Sol"der) n. [Formerly soder; F. soudure, OF. soudeure, fr. OF. & F. souder to solder, L. solidare
to fasten, to make solid. See Solid, and cf. Sawder.] A metal or metallic alloy used when melted for
uniting adjacent metallic edges or surfaces; a metallic cement. Hence, anything which unites or cements.
(Sol"der), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Soldered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Soldering.] [Formerlysoder. See
1. To unite (metallic surfaces or edges) by the intervention of a more fusible metal or metallic alloy applied
when melted; to join by means of metallic cement.
2. To mend; to patch up. "To solder up a broken cause." Hooker.
(Sol"der*er) n. One who solders.
(Sol"der*ing), a. & n. from Solder, v. t.