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Definition of 'solid'

Noun

  1. a substance that is solid at room temperature and pressure
  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
       Synonyms: solidness solid state
  3. a three-dimensional shape

Adjective

  1. of definite shape and volume; firm; neither liquid nor gaseous; "ice is water in the solid state"
       Antonyms: liquid gaseous
  2. characterized by good substantial quality; "solid comfort"; "a solid base hit"
  3. entirely of one substance with no holes inside; "a solid block of wood"
       Antonyms: hollow
  4. of one substance or character throughout; "solid gold"; "carved out of solid rock"
  5. uninterrupted in space; having no gaps or breaks; "a solid line across the page"; "solid sheets of water"
  6. providing abundant nourishment; "a hearty meal"; "good solid food"; "ate a substantial breakfast"; "four square meals a day"
       Synonyms: hearty satisfying square substantial
  7. of good quality and condition; solidly built; "a solid foundation"; "several substantial timber buildings"
       Synonyms: strong substantial
  8. not soft or yielding to pressure; "a firm mattress"; "the snow was firm underfoot"; "solid ground"
       Synonyms: firm
  9. having three dimensions; "a solid object"
  10. incapable of being seen through; "solid blackness"
  11. financially sound; "the bank is solid and will survive this attack"
  12. of a substantial character and not frivolous or superficial; " work of solid scholarship"; "based on solid facts"
  13. of the same color throughout; "solid color"
       Synonyms: self-colored self-coloured
  14. morally admirable; "a worthy citizen"
       Synonyms: worthy upstanding
  15. acting together as a single undiversified whole; "a solid voting bloc"
       Synonyms: unanimous whole


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