sole

(redirected from soling)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Wikipedia.

sole:

see flatfishflatfish,
common name for any member of the unique and widespread order Pleuronectiformes containing over 500 species (including the flounder, halibut, plaice, sole, and turbot), 130 of which are American.
..... Click the link for more information.
.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia™ Copyright © 2013, Columbia University Press. Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. www.cc.columbia.edu/cu/cup/

sole

[sōl]
(building construction)
The horizontal member beneath the studs in a framed building.
(electronics)
Electrode used in magnetrons and backward-wave oscillators to carry a current that generates a magnetic field in the direction wanted.
(geography)
The lowest part of a valley.
(geology)
The bottom of a sedimentary stratum.
The middle and lower portion of the shear surface of a landslide.
The underlying fault plane of a thrust nappe. Also known as sole plane.
(hydrology)
The basal ice of a glacier, often dirty in appearance due to contained rock fragments.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

sole

1. Same as solepiece.
2. Same as soleplate.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

sole

1
Law having no wife or husband

sole

2
1. the underside of the foot
2. the underside of a golf-club head
3. the bottom of an oven, furnace, etc.

sole

3
1. any tongue-shaped flatfish of the family Soleidae, esp Solea solea (European sole): most common in warm seas and highly valued as food fishes
2. any of certain other similar fishes
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
References in periodicals archive ?
Internationally, Nanay Soling was nominated and accepted for inclusion in the Fifth Edition (1980) of the World Who's Who of Women published by the international Biographical Center in Cambridge, England.
In a loving tribute to her, a local columnist wrote: "Nanay Soling was the prime mover behind "Bagong Buhay -- a 36-hectare refuge of love, hope, comfort, and opportunities.
A published profile of Nanay Soling states she was a friend and advocate of the indigenous people of Mindanao.
It said that Nanay Soling was "involved in several uplift programs for Aetas and Bagobos and thinks nothing less of climbing mountain trails to reach them.
Solings cut from natural crepe rubber were introduced in the 1920s, followed by soles molded from vulcanized natural rubber compounds.
Thermoplastic solings - polyvinyl chloride (PVC) from the late 1950s and thermoplastic styrene-butadiene-styrene (SBS) rubber, from the late 1960s, allowed sole unit production by simpler molding processes than with rubber (figure 1).
Figure 2 shows the estimated breakdown of solings worldwide; this has shown little change in recent years, but there are differences from region to region for economic and climatic reasons.