Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A solar, or garret room.
  • n. A platform in a shaft, especially one of those between the series of ladders in a shaft.
  • v. To cover, or provide with, a sollar.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See solar, n.
  • n. A platform in a shaft, especially one of those between the series of ladders in a shaft.
  • transitive v. To cover, or provide with, a sollar.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Originally, an open gallery or balcony at the top of a house, exposed to the sun; later, any upper room, loft, or garret.
  • n. An elevated chamber in a church from which to watch the lamps burning before the altars.
  • n. A story of a house. See the quotation.
  • n. In mining. a platform or resting-place. See ladder-sollar and air-sollar.

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Examples

  • Energy fuel power etc. Suggests that wind mills, sollar power and hydroelectric energy cant meet our future demands.

    REVIEW: The Bottomless Well by Peter W. Huber & Mark P. Mills

  • As he climbed up or down the dripping ladders, descending from sollar to sollar towards the level where he worked, he would set his teeth grimly that he might not curse aloud -- an oath underground being an invitation to the Evil One -- but in his heart the muffled curses were audible enough.

    Drolls From Shadowland

  • "Nay, they might have been venturesome and gone down by ladders, same as the old ones used to be from sollar to sollar."

    Sappers and Miners The Flood beneath the Sea

  • "What's a sollar?" said Gwyn, more for the sake of saying something than from a desire to know.

    Sappers and Miners The Flood beneath the Sea

  • I have material to build the sollar collector, I bought a 50 gallon gas water heater, I've got some 20 solenoid valves, and a 1/2 HP water pump.

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  • The lady, going up on to the tower and turning to the north, began to repeat the words given her by the scholar, who, coming quietly into the tower awhile after, little by little removed the ladder, which led to the sollar where she was, and after awaited that which she should do and say.

    The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio

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