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so·lid·i·ty

 (sə-lĭd′ĭ-tē)
n.
1. The condition or property of being solid.
2. Soundness of mind, moral character, or finances.

so•lid•i•ty

(səˈlɪd ɪ ti)

n.
1. the state or quality of being solid.
2. firmness; strength.
[1525–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.solidity - the consistency of a solid
consistency, eubstance, consistence, body - the property of holding together and retaining its shape; "wool has more body than rayon"; "when the dough has enough consistency it is ready to bake"
compactness - the consistency of a compact solid
impermeability, impermeableness - the property of something that cannot be pervaded by a liquid
porosity, porousness - the property of being porous; being able to absorb fluids
2.solidity - state of having the interior filled with matter
fullness - the condition of being filled to capacity
hollowness - the state of being hollow: having an empty space within
3.solidity - the quality of being solid and reliable financially or factually or morally; "the solidity of the evidence worked in his favor"; "the solidness of her faith gave her enduring hope"
dependability, dependableness, reliability, reliableness - the quality of being dependable or reliable

solidity

noun
1. The quality, condition, or degree of being thick:
2. The condition of being free from defects or flaws:
Translations
صَلابَه
hutnost
fasthedkompakthed
òaî aî vera fastur/gegnheill
soliditate
hutnosť
katılık

solidity

[səˈlɪdɪtɪ] Nsolidez f

solidity

[səˈlɪdəti] nsolidité f

solidity

n
(of substance)Festigkeit f
(= stability, of bridge, house, car) → Stabilität f; (of furniture also, piece of work, character)solide Art; (of foundations)Festigkeit f
(= unanimity, of vote) → Einstimmigkeit f; (of support)Geschlossenheit f

solidity

[səˈlɪdɪtɪ] nsolidità

solid

(ˈsolid) adjective
1. not easily changing shape; not in the form of liquid or gas. Water becomes solid when it freezes; solid substances.
2. not hollow. The tyres of the earliest cars were solid.
3. firm and strongly made (and therefore sound and reliable). That's a solid piece of furniture; His argument is based on good solid facts/reasoning.
4. completely made of one substance. This bracelet is made of solid gold; We dug till we reached solid rock.
5. without breaks, gaps or flaws. The policemen formed themselves into a solid line; They are solid in their determination to strike.
6. having height, breadth and width. A cube is a solid figure.
7. consecutive; without a pause. I've been working for six solid hours.
adverb
without interruption; continuously. She was working for six hours solid.
noun
1. a substance that is solid. Butter is a solid but milk is a liquid.
2. a shape that has length, breadth and height.
ˌsoliˈdarity (-ˈdӕrə-) noun
the uniting of the interests, feelings or actions (of a group). We must try to preserve our solidarity.
soˈlidify (-difai) verb
to make or become solid.
soˌlidifiˈcation (-difi-) noun
soˈlidity noun
ˈsolidness noun
ˈsolidly adverb
1. firmly; strongly. solidly-built houses.
2. continuously. I worked solidly from 8.30 a.m. till lunchtime.
3. unanimously. We're solidly in agreement with your suggestions.
solid fuel
a fuel, such as coal, that is solid rather than an oil or gas.
References in classic literature ?
Pride," observed Mary, who piqued herself upon the solidity of her reflections, "is a very common failing, I believe.
He no longer seemed stout, though he still had the appearance of solidity and strength hereditary in his family.
Once shake Sir Joseph's conviction of his commercial solidity, and the marriage would be certainly deferred--if not absolutely broken off.
It was just after this adventure that we encountered a continent of immense extent and prodigious solidity, but which, nevertheless, was supported entirely upon the back of a sky-blue cow that had no fewer than four hundred horns.
Also, it looked as solid as the earth, but was without any solidity at all.
One of the most learned of the group was George Chapman, whose verse has a Jonsonian solidity not unaccompanied with Jonsonian ponderousness.
To the elegance of a nervous and slight form had succeeded the solidity of a rounded and muscular figure.
Now could the sun be brought in contact with this orbit, and had the latter solidity to mark its circumference, it would be found that this circumference would include but a little more than half the surface of one side of the sun, the diameter of which orb is calculated to be 882,000 miles
His arms were long, and his feet were planted with that solidity which indicates a great pedestrian.
It was not only the bold simplification of the drawing which showed so rich and so singular a personality; it was not only the painting, though the flesh was painted with a passionate sensuality which had in it something miraculous; it was not only the solidity, so that you felt extraordinarily the weight of the body; there was also a spirituality, troubling and new, which led the imagination along unsuspected ways, and suggested dim empty spaces, lit only by the eternal stars, where the soul, all naked, adventured fearful to the discovery of new mysteries.
Drawing the noose taut, he tested the solidity of its hold.
The scientist touched it, tried to raise it and make sure of its solidity and material.