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adj. sol·id·er, sol·id·est
a. Of definite shape and volume; not liquid or gaseous: It was so cold the water in the bucket became solid.
b. Mathematics Of or relating to three-dimensional geometric figures or bodies.
c. Firm or compact in substance: The floor was solid and would not give way.
a. Not hollowed out: a solid block of wood.
b. Being the same substance or color throughout: solid gold.
c. Having no gaps or breaks; continuous: a solid line of people; worked for a solid week.
d. Acting together; unanimous: a solid voting bloc.
e. Written without a hyphen or space. For example, the word software is a solid compound.
f. Printing Having no leads between the lines.
a. Of good quality: off to a solid start.
b. Substantial; hearty: a solid meal.
c. Sound; reliable: solid facts.
d. Financially sound: a solid business.
e. Upstanding or dependable: a solid citizen.
f. Slang Excellent; first-rate.
1. A substance having a definite shape and volume; one that is neither liquid nor gaseous.
2. Mathematics A geometric figure having three dimensions.
1. Without a break or opening; completely or continuously: The theater was booked solid for a month.
2. As a whole; unanimously: The committee voted solid for the challenger.

[Middle English solide, from Old French, from Latin solidus; see sol- in Indo-European roots.]

sol′id·ly adv.
sol′id·ness n.
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Noun1.solidness - 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
state of matter, state - (chemistry) the three traditional states of matter are solids (fixed shape and volume) and liquids (fixed volume and shaped by the container) and gases (filling the container); "the solid state of water is called ice"
2.solidness - 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
3.solidness - the quality of being substantial or having substance
corporality, corporeality, physicalness, materiality - the quality of being physical; consisting of matter
4.solidness - 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
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(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.
without interruption; continuously. She was working for six hours solid.
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 ?
It seemed to him that he had become light and ethereal; that it was he that was in motion; that he was being driven with inconceivable velocity through unending solidness.
The rustic structures built in the park are made of native rock and their solidness can be gauged from the fact that they have survived for over a century.
I just thought it gives a little bit of solidness to us away from home, so we tried that.
Visit of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to Japan, in March, confirmed the continuity and solidness of this relationship.
As indicated by the manufacturer, Zirconomer has the quality and solidness of amalgam with the defensive advantages of glass ionomer while totally disposing of the peril of mercury.
With the inconceivable and fast advance in science and innovation, cutting edge industry has presented another era of composite materials having low thickness and light weight with high quality, hardness and solidness to meet the present needs of current innovation and the difficulties against progression and worldwide intensity in market [1].
Mattress and box spring choices traverse the whole range of solidness, rise, and plan.
Users don a headset and work at their desktop, from which they can "access, view and explore a native virtual model," giving an "enhanced spatial impression for a deeper understanding of an object's depth, solidness and design that cannot be achieved with a computer screen alone," the company reported.
Attacks were exchanged with van der Hoorn impressing with a mix of calmness and solidness at the back and Leon Britton orchestrating the resistance and the rebuild of play from midfield.
NEIL TAYLOR Club: Swansea City Age: 27 Caps: 27 Goals: 0 Debut: Croatia 2010 Why he's in the squad: Vastly experienced full-back with natural attacking tendencies but with a bravery and solidness in defence that saw him start all bar one of the qualifying campaign.
NEIL TAYLOR Defender, Swansea City, age 27, caps 27, goals 0 Why he's in the squad: Vastly experienced fullback with natural attacking tendencies but with a solidness in defence that saw him start all bar one of the qualifiers.