Adjective: solid (solider,solidest) só-lid
Noun: solid só-lid
- Characterized by good substantial quality
"solid comfort"; "a solid base hit"
- Of definite shape and volume; firm; neither liquid nor gaseous
"ice is water in the solid state"
- Entirely of one substance with no holes inside
"a solid block of wood"
- Of one substance or character throughout
"solid gold"; "carved out of solid rock"
- Uninterrupted in space; having no gaps or breaks
"a solid line across the page"; "solid sheets of water"
- Providing abundant nourishment
"good solid food";
- hearty, satisfying, square, substantial
- Of good quality and condition; solidly built
"a solid foundation";
- strong, substantial
- Not soft or yielding to pressure
- Having three dimensions
"a solid object"
- Impenetrable for the eye
- Financially sound
"the bank is solid and will survive this attack"
- Of a substantial character and not frivolous or superficial
"work of solid scholarship"; "based on solid facts"
- Meriting respect or esteem
- Of the same colour throughout
- self-colored [US], self-coloured [Brit, Cdn]
- Acting together as a single undiversified whole
"a solid voting bloc";
- unanimous, whole
- Matter that is solid at room temperature and pressure
- 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
- solidness, solid state
- A three-dimensional shape
Derived forms: solids, solider, solidest
See also: coagulated, concrete, congealed, cubic, dry, good, hard, homogeneous, homogenous, jelled, jellied, massive, opaque, respectable, semisolid, serious, solidified, solidity, solid-state, sound, state, state of matter, three-dimensional, unbroken, undiversified, wholesome
Type of: form, matter, shape, state, state of matter
Antonym: gaseous, hollow, liquid