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solid fuel

n
1. (General Engineering) a domestic or industrial fuel, such as coal or coke, that is a solid rather than an oil or gas
2. (Astronautics) Also called: solid propellant a rocket fuel that is a solid rather than a liquid or a gas
Translations
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solid fuel

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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.
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