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Dictionary definition for: Solid

1. (n) a substance that is solid at room temperature and pressure

2. (a) of definite shape and volume; firm; neither liquid nor gaseous; "ice is water in the solid state"

3. (n) 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

4. (s) of good substantial quality; "solid comfort" "a solid base hit"

5. (n) a three-dimensional shape

6. (a) entirely of one substance with no holes inside; "solid silver" "a solid block of wood"

7. (s) of one substance or character throughout; "solid gold" "a solid color" "carved out of solid rock"

8. (s) uninterrupted in space; having no gaps or breaks; "a solid line across the page" "solid sheets of water"

9. (s) providing abundant nourishment; "a hearty meal" "good solid food" "ate a substantial breakfast"

10. (s) of good quality and condition; solidly built; "a solid foundation" "several substantial timber buildings"

11. (s) having high moral qualities; "a noble spirit" "a solid citizen" "an upstanding man" "a worthy successor"

12. (s) not soft or yielding to pressure; "a firm mattress" "the snow was firm underfoot" "solid ground"

13. (s) having three dimensions; "a solid object"

14. (s) incapable of being seen through; "solid blackness"

15. (s) entirely of a single color throughout; "a solid fabric"

16. (s) acting together as a single undiversified whole; "a solid voting bloc"

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