noun, plural solei [soh-lee-ahy] /ˈsoʊ liˌaɪ/ (Show IPA), soleuses. 1. a muscle in the calf of the leg, behind the gastrocnemius muscle, that helps extend the foot forward.
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soleus muscle so·le·us muscle (sō’lē-əs) n. A muscle with origin from the head and shaft of the fibula, the medial margin of the tibia, and the tendinous arch passing between the tibia and fibula, with insertion into the tuberosity of the calcaneus, with nerve supply from the tibial nerve, and whose action causes plantar flexion […]
noun 1. Music. the set of syllables, do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, and ti, sung to the respective tones of the scale. All but do and ti are attributed to Guido d’Arezzo. 2. the system of singing tones to these syllables. verb (used without object), sol-faed, sol-faing. 3. to use the sol-fa syllables in […]
noun, Geology. 1. a fumarole that gives off only sulfurous gases. noun 1. a volcanic vent emitting only sulphurous gases and water vapour or sometimes hot mud