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Definition 1: a three-dimensional shape - [noun denoting shape]

(solid is a kind of ...) the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance

"geometry is the mathematical science of shape"

(... is a kind of solid ) an egg-shaped object

(... is a kind of solid ) a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides

(... is a kind of solid ) the distinctive form in which a thing is made

"pottery of this cast was found throughout the region"

(... is a kind of solid ) the doughnut-shaped object enclosed by a torus

(... is a kind of solid ) a solid figure bounded by plane polygons or faces

(... is a kind of solid ) a solid bounded by a cylindrical surface and two parallel planes (the bases)

(... is a kind of solid ) a shape that curves or bends inward

(... is a kind of solid ) a shape that curves or bulges outward

(... is a kind of solid ) a truncated cone or pyramid; the part that is left when a cone or pyramid is cut by a plane parallel to the base and the apical part is removed

Definition 2: 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 - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for solid in the sense of this definition

(solid is a kind of ...) (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"

Definition 3: matter that is solid at room temperature and pressure - [noun denoting substance]

(solid is a kind of ...) that which has mass and occupies space

"physicists study both the nature of matter and the forces which govern it"

(... is a kind of solid ) any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment

"food and drink"

(... is a kind of solid ) a precipitated solid substance in suspension or after settling or filtering

(... is a kind of solid ) generic name for certain synthetic or semisynthetic materials that can be molded or extruded into objects or films or filaments or used for making e.g. coatings and adhesives

(... is a kind of solid ) a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure

(... is a kind of solid ) a solid formed by the solidification of a chemical and having a highly regular atomic structure

(... is a kind of solid ) a solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles; a solid that has been pulverized

(... is a kind of solid ) solidified carbon dioxide; dry ice sublimates at -78.5 C and is used mainly as a refrigerant

(... is a kind of solid ) a vitrified substance; the glassy result of being vitrified

Definition 4: of definite shape and volume; firm; neither liquid nor gaseous - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where solid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • ice is water in the solid state

(solid is similar to ...) changed into a solid mass

(solid is similar to ...) formed by the coalescence of particles

(solid is similar to ...) congealed into jelly; solidified by cooling

"in Georgia they serve congealed salads"

(solid is similar to ...) used of solid substances in contrast with liquid ones

"dry weight"

(solid is similar to ...) partly solid; having a rigidity and viscosity intermediate between a solid and a liquid

"a semisolid mixture"

(solid is similar to ...) consisting of semiconductor materials and components and related devices

(solid is similar to ...) characteristic of or relating to the physical properties of solid materials especially electromagnetic or thermodynamic or structural properties of crystalline solids

(means also ...) resisting weight or pressure

(... are attributes of solid) (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"

Definition 5: entirely of one substance with no holes inside - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where solid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a solid block of wood

(solid is similar to ...) being the same substance throughout

"massive silver"

(... are attributes of solid) state of having the interior filled with matter

Definition 6: having three dimensions - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where solid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a cube is a solid figure with six sides

(solid is similar to ...) having the shape of a cube; having three dimensions

(solid belongs to category ...) a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement

Definition 7: characterized by good substantial quality - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where solid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • solid comfort
  • a solid base hit

(solid is similar to ...) having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified

"good news from the hospital" "a good report card" "when she was good she was very very good" "a good knife is one good for cutting" "this stump will make a good picnic table" "a good check" "a good joke" "a good exterior paint" "a good secretary" "a good dress for the office"

Definition 8: not soft or yielding to pressure - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where solid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a firm mattress
  • the snow was firm underfoot
  • solid ground

Synonyms for solid in the sense of this definition

(solid is similar to ...) resisting weight or pressure

Definition 9: of one substance or character throughout - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where solid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • solid gold
  • carved out of solid rock

(solid is similar to ...) all of the same or similar kind or nature

"a close-knit homogeneous group"

Definition 10: impenetrable for the eye - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where solid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • solid blackness

(solid is similar to ...) not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; impenetrable to sight

"opaque windows of the jail" "opaque to X-rays"

Definition 11: meriting respect or esteem - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where solid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an upstanding member of the community

Synonyms for solid in the sense of this definition

(solid is similar to ...) characterized by socially or conventionally acceptable morals

"a respectable woman"

Definition 12: of a substantial character and not frivolous or superficial - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where solid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • work of solid scholarship
  • based on solid facts

(solid is similar to ...) concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities

"a serious student of history" "a serious attempt to learn to ski" "gave me a serious look" "a serious young man" "are you serious or joking?" "Don't be so serious!"

Definition 13: financially sound - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where solid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the bank is solid and will survive this attack

(solid is similar to ...) financially secure and safe

"sound investments" "a sound economy"

Definition 14: of good quality and condition; solidly built - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where solid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a solid foundation
  • several substantial timber buildings

Synonyms for solid in the sense of this definition

(solid is similar to ...) in good condition; free from defect or damage or decay

"a sound timber" "the wall is sound" "a sound foundation"

Definition 15: uninterrupted in space; having no gaps or breaks - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where solid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a solid line across the page
  • solid sheets of water

(solid is similar to ...) marked by continuous or uninterrupted extension in space or time or sequence

"cars in an unbroken procession" "the unbroken quiet of the afternoon"

Definition 16: acting together as a single undiversified whole - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where solid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a solid voting bloc

Synonyms for solid in the sense of this definition

(solid is similar to ...) not diversified

Definition 17: providing abundant nourishment - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where solid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a hearty meal
  • good solid food
  • ate a substantial breakfast
  • four square meals a day

Synonyms for solid in the sense of this definition

(solid is similar to ...) conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being

"wholesome attitude" "wholesome appearance" "wholesome food"

Definition 18: of the same color throughout - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where solid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • solid color

Synonyms for solid in the sense of this definition

(solid is similar to ...) all of the same or similar kind or nature

"a close-knit homogeneous group"

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