Etymology: From French socleFrench, socle, from Italian zoccolo "wooden shoe", from Latin socculus, diminutive of soccus "sock".
- A low plinth or pedestal used to display a statue or other art work.
- (mathematics) The sum of the minimal submodules of a given R-module of a given ring R.
- (mathematics) (grouptheory) The subgroup generated by the minimal normal subgroups of a given group.
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