|1.||liquid Compare gas of, concerned with, or being a substance in a physical state in which it resists changes in size and shape|
|2.||consisting of matter all through|
|3.||of the same substance all through: solid rock|
|4.||sound; proved or provable: solid facts|
|5.||reliable or sensible; upstanding: a solid citizen|
|6.||firm, strong, compact, or substantial: a solid table; solid ground|
|7.||(of a meal or food) substantial|
|8.||(often postpositive) without interruption or respite; continuous: solid bombardment|
|9.||financially sound or solvent: a solid institution|
|10.||strongly linked or consolidated: a solid relationship|
|11.||geometry having or relating to three dimensions: a solid figure; solid geometry|
|12.||(of a word composed of two or more other words or elements) written or printed as a single word without a hyphen|
|13.||printing with no space or leads between lines of type|
|14.||solid for unanimously in favour of|
|15.||(of a writer, work, performance, etc) adequate; sensible|
|16.||of or having a single uniform colour or tone|
|17.||informal (NZ) excessive; unreasonably strict|
|a. a closed surface in three-dimensional space|
|b. such a surface together with the volume enclosed by it|
|19.||a solid substance, such as wood, iron, or diamond|
|20.||(plural) solid food, as opposed to liquid|
|[C14: from Old French solide, from Latin solidus firm; related to Latin sollus whole]|
solid sol·id (sŏl'ĭd)
Of definite shape and volume; not liquid or gaseous.
Firm or compact in substance.
Having no internal cavity or hollow.
A solid substance, body, or tissue.
Food that is relatively firm in substance or that must be chewed before swallowing.
|solid (sŏl'ĭd) Pronunciation Key