[ US /ˈsɑɫəd/ ]
[ UK /sˈɒlɪd/ ]
  1. financially sound
    the bank is solid and will survive this attack
  2. impenetrable for the eye
    solid blackness
  3. having three dimensions
    a cube is a solid figure with six sides
  4. providing abundant nourishment
    a hearty meal
    four square meals a day
    ate a substantial breakfast
    good solid food
  5. of definite shape and volume; firm; neither liquid nor gaseous
    ice is water in the solid state
  6. uninterrupted in space; having no gaps or breaks
    solid sheets of water
    a solid line across the page
  7. meriting respect or esteem
    an upstanding member of the community
  8. of good quality and condition; solidly built
    a solid foundation
    several substantial timber buildings
  9. of one substance or character throughout
    carved out of solid rock
    solid gold
  10. of a substantial character and not frivolous or superficial
    based on solid facts
    work of solid scholarship
  11. entirely of one substance with no holes inside
    a solid block of wood
  12. of the same color throughout
    solid color
  13. characterized by good substantial quality
    a solid base hit
    solid comfort
  14. acting together as a single undiversified whole
    a solid voting bloc
  15. not soft or yielding to pressure
    a firm mattress
    solid ground
    the snow was firm underfoot
  1. a three-dimensional shape
  2. 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
  3. matter that is solid at room temperature and pressure
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How To Use solid In A Sentence

  • The main component of the Earth's field – which defines the magnetic poles – is a dipole generated by the convection of molten nickel-iron in the outer core the inner core is solid, so its role is secondary; remember that the Earth's core is well above the Curie temperature, so the iron is not ferromagnetic. Does Zonal Swishing Play a Part in Earth's Magnetic Field Reversals? | Universe Today
  • She had refused all solid food.
  • The fact that your name adorned a jet over the skies over Afghanistan solidifies the bond all of us in the military share with the American people. CNN Transcript Mar 17, 2002
  • The colors cover the spectrum and there are solid as well as bicolor types.
  • We don't have good solid information on where the people are.
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  • A solid snake of people still wound back along the north shore of the loch.
  • A separable reinforced concrete numerical model and fluid-solid interconnection method were used to predict the development of surface bulge in LS-DYNA.
  • We will show solidarity and we will obey the law. The Sun
  • In this crucible I have mixed together just one ounce of sugar and one and one-eighth ounces of solidified oxygen, solidified by the force of chemical affinity and bound up in a white salt called chlorate of potash. Religion and Chemistry
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