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  Definition of Solid
  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. a substance that is solid at room temperature and pressure
  4. uninterrupted in space; having no gaps or breaks; "a solid line across the page"; "solid sheets of water"
  5. incapable of being seen through; "solid blackness"
  6. having three dimensions; "a solid object"
  7. acting together as a single undiversified whole; "a solid voting bloc"
  8. of good substantial quality; "solid comfort"; "a solid base hit"
  9. not soft or yielding to pressure; "a firm mattress"; "the snow was firm underfoot"; "solid ground"
  10. of one substance or character throughout; "solid gold"; "a solid color"; "carved out of solid rock"
  11. having high moral qualities; "a noble spirit"; "a solid citizen"; "an upstanding man"; "a worthy successor"
  12. entirely of a single color throughout; "a solid fabric"
  13. of definite shape and volume; firm; neither liquid nor gaseous; "ice is water in the solid state"
  14. entirely of one substance with no holes inside; "solid silver"; "a solid block of wood"
  15. of good quality and condition; solidly built; "a solid foundation"; "several substantial timber buildings"
  16. providing abundant nourishment; "a hearty meal"; "good solid food"; "ate a substantial breakfast"
Similar Words: solidness, unanimous, firm, noble, upstanding, worthy, self-colored, self-coloured, strong, substantial, hearty, satisfying

 

See Also: hard

 

Hyponyms: convex shape, convexity, concave shape, concavity, incurvation, incurvature, cylinder, polyhedron, toroid, cast, mold, stamp, block, cube, ovoid, frustum, food, precipitate, plastic, glass, crystal, powder, pulverization, pulverisation, dry ice, vitrification

 

Attributes: state of matter, state, solidity

 

Derivational Morphology: solidify

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 堅實   Danish: fast and solid  
Dutch: massief and solide and vast   Finnish: kiinteä and kiinteä aine and tukeva and valtava  
French: massif and solide   German: fest and Festkörper and solide  
Greek: στερεό and στερεός   Hungarian: szilárd  
Italian: massiccio and solido   Japanese: 固体  
Korean: 고체 and 굳다   Norwegian: fast and solid, kraftig  
Portuguese: sólido   Russian: крепкий and крупный and твёрдое тело and твёрдый  
Serbian: čvrsto   Slovak: pevná látka and pevný  
Spanish: sólido   Swedish: fast and fast form and massiv  
Telugu: ఘన and ఘన పదార్ధం and దిట్టము and పేద్ద  
 
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