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Solid

Sol´id   Pronunciation: sǒl´ĭd
a.1.Having the constituent parts so compact, or so firmly adhering, as to resist the impression or penetration of other bodies; having a fixed form; hard; firm; compact; - opposed to fluid and liquid or to plastic, like clay, or to incompact, like sand.
2.Not hollow; full of matter; as, a solid globe or cone, as distinguished from a hollow one; not spongy; dense; hence, sometimes, heavy.
3.(Arith.) Having all the geometrical dimensions; cubic; as, a solid foot contains 1,728 solid inches.
4.Firm; compact; strong; stable; unyielding; as, a solid pier; a solid pile; a solid wall.
5.Applied to a compound word whose parts are closely united and form an unbroken word; - opposed to hyphened.
6.Fig.: Worthy of credit, trust, or esteem; substantial, as opposed to frivolous or fallacious; weighty; firm; strong; valid; just; genuine.
7.Sound; not weakly; as, a solid constitution of body.
8.(Bot.) Of a fleshy, uniform, undivided substance, as a bulb or root; not spongy or hollow within, as a stem.
9.(Metaph.) Impenetrable; resisting or excluding any other material particle or atom from any given portion of space; - applied to the supposed ultimate particles of matter.
10.(Print.) Not having the lines separated by leads; not open.
11.United; without division; unanimous; as, the delegation is solid for a candidate.
Solid angle
(Geom.) See under Angle.
Solid color
an even color; one not shaded or variegated.
Solid green
a - See Emerald green (a), under Green.
Solid measure
(Arith.) a measure for volumes, in which the units are each a cube of fixed linear magnitude, as a cubic foot, yard, or the like; thus, a foot, in solid measure, or a solid foot, contains 1,728 solid inches.
Solid newel
(Arch.) a newel into which the ends of winding stairs are built, in distinction from a hollow newel. See under Hollow, a.
Solid problem
(Geom.) a problem which can be construed geometrically, only by the intersection of a circle and a conic section or of two conic sections.
Solid square
(Mil.) a square body or troops in which the ranks and files are equal.
- Hutton.
n.1.A substance that is held in a fixed form by cohesion among its particles; a substance not fluid.
2.(Geom.) A magnitude which has length, breadth, and thickness; a part of space bounded on all sides.
Solid of revolution
(Geom.) See Revolution, n., 5.
Noun1.solid - a substance that is solid at room temperature and pressure
2.solid - the state in which a substance has no tendency to flow under moderate stress; resists forces (such as compression) that tend to deform it; and retains a definite size and shape
Synonyms: solidness
3.solid - a three-dimensional shape
Adj.1.solid - of definite shape and volume; firm; neither liquid nor gaseous; "ice is water in the solid state"
Antonyms:
gaseous - existing as or having characteristics of a gas; "steam is water is the gaseous state"
liquid - existing as or having characteristics of a liquid; especially tending to flow; "water and milk and blood are liquid substances"
2.solid - of good substantial quality; "solid comfort"; "a solid base hit"
3.solid - entirely of one substance with no holes inside; "solid silver"; "a solid block of wood"
Antonyms:
hollow - not solid; having a space or gap or cavity; "a hollow wall"; "a hollow tree"; "hollow cheeks"; "his face became gaunter and more hollow with each year"
4.solid - of one substance or character throughout; "solid gold"; "a solid color"; "carved out of solid rock"
5.solid - uninterrupted in space; having no gaps or breaks; "a solid line across the page"; "solid sheets of water"
6.solid - providing abundant nourishment; "a hearty meal"; "good solid food"; "ate a substantial breakfast"
7.solid - of good quality and condition; solidly built; "a solid foundation"; "several substantial timber buildings"
Synonyms: substantial, strong
8.solid - having high moral qualities; "a noble spirit"; "a solid citizen"; "an upstanding man"; "a worthy successor"
Synonyms: noble, upstanding, worthy
9.solid - not soft or yielding to pressure; "a firm mattress"; "the snow was firm underfoot"; "solid ground"
Synonyms: firm
10.solid - having three dimensions; "a solid object"
11.solid - incapable of being seen through; "solid blackness"
12.solid - entirely of a single color throughout; "a solid fabric"
13.solid - acting together as a single undiversified whole; "a solid voting bloc"
Synonyms: unanimous
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