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Solo vs. Polo

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Solonoun

(music) A piece of music for one performer.

Polonoun

(uncountable) A ball game where two teams of players on horseback use long-handled mallets to propel the ball along the ground and into their opponent's goal.

Solonoun

A job or performance done by one person alone.

Polonoun

A similar game played on the ice, or on a prepared floor, by players wearing skates.

Solonoun

(games) A card game similar to whist in which each player plays against the others in turn without a partner

Polonoun

(countable) A polo shirt.

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Solonoun

A single shot of espresso.

Polonoun

A Spanish gypsy dance characterized by energetic movements of the body while the feet merely shuffle or glide, with unison singing and rhythmic clapping of hands.

Solonoun

(Gaelic football) An instance of soloing the football.

Polonoun

(Philippines) A dress shirt.

Soloadjective

Without a companion or instructor.

Polonoun

A game of ball of Eastern origin, resembling hockey, with the players on horseback.

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Soloadjective

(music) Of, or relating to, a musical solo.

Polonoun

A similar game played on the ice, or on a prepared floor, by players wearing skates.

Soloadverb

Alone, without a companion.

Polonoun

A game similar to hockey played by swimmers.

Soloverb

(music) To perform a solo.

Polonoun

A Spanish gypsy dance characterized by energetic movements of the body while the feet merely shuffle or glide, with unison singing and rhythmic clapping of hands.

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Soloverb

To perform something in the absence of anyone else.

Polonoun

Venetian traveler who explored Asia in the 13th century and served Kublai Khan (1254-1324)

Soloverb

(Gaelic football) To drop the ball and then toe-kick it upward into the hands.

Polonoun

a game similar to field hockey but played on horseback using long-handled mallets and a wooden ball

Solonoun

A tune, air, strain, or a whole piece, played by a single person on an instrument, or sung by a single voice.

Polonoun

a game of Eastern origin resembling hockey, played on horseback with a long-handled mallet

‘he is teaching me to play polo’; ‘a polo match’;

Soloadjective

Performing, or performed, alone; uncombined, except with subordinate parts, voices, or instruments; not concerted.

Polo

Polo is a horseback ball game, a traditional field sport and one of the world's oldest known team sports. The game is played by two opposing teams with the objective of scoring using a long-handled wooden mallet to hit a small hard ball through the opposing team's goal.

Solonoun

any activity that is performed alone without assistance

Solonoun

a musical composition for one voice or instrument (with or without accompaniment)

Solonoun

a flight in which the aircraft pilot is unaccompanied

Soloverb

fly alone, without a co-pilot or passengers

Soloverb

perform a piece written for a single instrument

Soloadjective

composed or performed by a single voice or instrument;

‘a passage for solo clarinet’;

Soloadverb

without anybody else;

‘the child stayed home alone’; ‘he flew solo’;

Soloadjective

for or done by one person alone; unaccompanied

‘she'd spent most of her life flying solo’; ‘a solo album’;

Soloadjective

(of a motorbike) without a sidecar

‘a solo machine’;

Soloadverb

for or done by one person alone; unaccompanied

‘a solo album’; ‘she'd spent most of her life flying solo’;

Soloadverb

Soloadverb

(of a motorbike) without a sidecar

‘a solo machine’;

Solonoun

a piece of vocal or instrumental music or a dance, or a part or passage in one, for one performer

‘the opening bassoon solo is relatively bland’; ‘Petipa often left the danseur to arrange his own brief solo’;

Solonoun

an unaccompanied flight by a pilot in an aircraft

‘his first ride in his aircraft would also be his first solo’;

Solonoun

a card game resembling whist in which the players make bids and the highest bidder plays against the others in an attempt to win a specified number of tricks.

Solonoun

a bid by which a player undertakes to win five tricks in solo whist.

Solonoun

a motorbike without a sidecar

‘50 races—solos and sidecars—should make for a thrilling showdown’;

Soloverb

perform an unaccompanied piece of music or a part or passage in one

‘you're in danger of forgetting that you're accompanying rather than soloing’;

Soloverb

fly an aircraft unaccompanied

‘she had been flying for twelve years and had soloed on her seventeenth birthday’;

Soloverb

undertake solo climbing

‘he did not solo the South Face of Lhotse’; ‘I soloed back up it in the last light’; ‘I was back next day with two friends, soloing again while they roped up’;

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