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Definition of "solid" []

  • Of definite shape and volume; not liquid or gaseous. (adjective)
  • Firm or compact in substance. (adjective)
  • Not hollowed out: a solid block of wood. (adjective)
  • Being the same substance or color throughout: solid gold. (adjective)
  • Mathematics Of or relating to three-dimensional geometric figures or bodies. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "solid" in a sentence
  • "Great Britain's credit is solid; that's the word, _solid_: and if that -- er -- solidarity holds true of our monetary system with "-- here Mr Pamphlett expanded and contracted his fingers as if gathering gossamers --" its delicate and far-reaching complexities ..."
  • "The advantages which it has over the old solid form are, that it is colourless and nearly tasteless, and never forms concretions in the bowels, as the _solid_ magnesia, if persevered in for any length of time, sometimes does."
  • "I think we use the term solid bookings in terms of the thanksgiving timeframe I mean historically is always been a very good time of year for us anyway because of the discretionary traveler that we had historically same into the Christmas timeframe."