solid food

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Noun1.solid food - any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment; "food and drink"
food, nutrient - any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
leftovers - food remaining from a previous meal; "he had leftovers for dinner last night"
fresh food, fresh foods - food that is not preserved by canning or dehydration or freezing or smoking
convenience food - any packaged dish or food that can be prepared quickly and easily as by thawing or heating
chocolate - a food made from roasted ground cacao beans
baked goods - foods (like breads and cakes and pastries) that are cooked in an oven
loaf - a quantity of food (other than bread) formed in a particular shape; "meat loaf"; "sugar loaf"; "a loaf of cheese"
meat - the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
alimentary paste, pasta - shaped and dried dough made from flour and water and sometimes egg
health food - any natural or prepared food popularly believed to promote good health
junk food - food that tastes good but is high in calories having little nutritional value
breakfast food - any food (especially cereal) usually served for breakfast
garden truck, green goods, green groceries, produce - fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market
coconut, coconut meat - the edible white meat of a coconut; often shredded for use in e.g. cakes and curries
dika bread - somewhat astringent paste prepared by grinding and heating seeds of the African wild mango; a staple food of some African peoples
fish - the flesh of fish used as food; "in Japan most fish is eaten raw"; "after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat"; "they have a chef who specializes in fish"
seafood - edible fish (broadly including freshwater fish) or shellfish or roe etc
butter - an edible emulsion of fat globules made by churning milk or cream; for cooking and table use
yoghourt, yoghurt, yogurt - a custard-like food made from curdled milk
cheese - a solid food prepared from the pressed curd of milk
slop - (usually plural) weak or watery unappetizing food or drink; "he lived on the thin slops that food kitchens provided"
solid - matter that is solid at room temperature and pressure
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Philip could hardly eat, he was so glad to get some solid food.
On Sunday, you begin to walk about again, and take solid food.
He was in the commission of the peace, and could write his name almost legibly; but his greatest qualifications were, that he was more severe with poachers, was a better shot, a harder rider, had better horses, kept better dogs, could eat more solid food, drink more strong wine, go to bed every night more drunk and get up every morning more sober, than any man in the county.
The last of the Patriarchs had always been a mighty eater, and he disposed of an immense quantity of solid food with the benignity of a good soul who was feeding some one else.
He had the strangest companions imaginable; men with long beards, and dressed in linen blouses, and other such new-fangled and ill-fitting garments; reformers, temperance lecturers, and all manner of cross-looking philanthropists; community-men, and come-outers, as Hepzibah believed, who acknowledged no law, and ate no solid food, but lived on the scent of other people's cookery, and turned up their noses at the fare.
If I was to partake of solid food at this period of the day, I don't know what the consequences might be.
He jotted it down on a piece of paper "'Ain't much solid food," he said.
If you let your husband eat a single mouthful of bread before I give him leave to take solid food, you will kill him, do you hear?
One time the food was on the table far away from him so he couldn't move to get it and he can't swallow solid food so he could've choked.
the exploitation of the cafeteria-bar-canteen of personnel and public of the hospital of o salns, granting of the concession of public occupation of certain spaces of the o salns hospital for the installation, management and operation of vending machines for beverages and solid food products .
New dad George, 56, revealed: "Three days ago, my children started on what we call solid food.