Definitions of solid

  1. The bones, flesh, and vessels of annual bodies as distinct from the fluids.
  2. a three- dimensional shape
  3. 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
  4. a substance that is solid at room temperature and pressure
  5. A body capable of resisting pressure; a substance not fluid; a body having length, breadth, and thickness.
  6. Solidness.
  7. A substance having the parts firmly adhering together: a firm, compact body, opposed to fluid.
  8. A firm substance; solid body.
  9. A hard substance; something that has length, breadth, and thickness.
  10. A firm compact body; a body not liquid or fluid; in geom., a magnitude which has length, breadth, and thickness.
  11. Solidly.
  12. uninterrupted in space; having no gaps or breaks; " a solid line across the page"; " solid sheets of water"
  13. incapable of being seen through; " solid blackness"
  14. having three dimensions; " a solid object"
  15. turned into or covered with thick ice; " a brook frozen solid"
  16. of one substance or character throughout; " solid gold"; " a solid color"; " carved out of solid rock"
  17. of definite shape and volume; firm; neither liquid nor gaseous; " ice is water in the solid state"
  18. entirely of one substance with no holes inside; " solid silver"; " a solid block of wood"
  19. Having the constituent parts so compact, or so firmly adhering, as to resist the impression or penetration of other bodies; having a fixed form; hard; firm; compact; -- opposed to fluid and liquid or to plastic, like clay, or to incompact, like sand.
  20. Not hollow; full of matter; as, a solid globe or cone, as distinguished from a hollow one; not spongy; dense; hence, sometimes, heavy.
  21. Having all the geometrical dimensions; cubic; as, a solid foot contains 1, 728 solid inches.
  22. Firm; compact; strong; stable; unyielding; as, a solid pier; a solid pile; a solid wall.
  23. Applied to a compound word whose parts are closely united and form an unbroken word; -- opposed to hyphened.
  24. Fig.: Worthy of credit, trust, or esteem; substantial, as opposed to frivolous or fallacious; weighty; firm; strong; valid; just; genuine.
  25. Sound; not weakly; as, a solid constitution of body.
  26. Of a fleshy, uniform, undivided substance, as a bulb or root; not spongy or hollow within, as a stem.
  27. Impenetrable; resisting or excluding any other material particle or atom from any given portion of space; -- applied to the supposed ultimate particles of matter.
  28. Not having the lines separated by leads; not open.
  29. United; without division; unanimous; as, the delegation is solid for a candidate.
  30. A substance that is held in a fixed form by cohesion among its particles; a substance not fluid.
  31. A magnitude which has length, breadth, and thickness; a part of space bounded on all sides.
  32. Capable of withstanding pressure; opposite to fluia; compact; cubic; as, solid contents; not hollow; weighty; as, a solid argument; colloquially, continuous; as, a solid hour; firm; as, a solid foundation.
  33. Having the parts firmly adhering: hard: compact: full of matter: not hollow: strong: having length, breadth, and thickness ( opp. to a mere surface): cubic: substantial: weighty.
  34. Firm; compact; not hollow; substantial.
  35. Compact, firm, and unyielding; substantial; not hollow.
  36. Hard; firm; compact; impenetrable; not liquid or fluid; not hollow; healthy; strong; valid; just; not light or superficial.
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