[[t]ˈsɒl ɪd[/t]] adj.
1) having the interior completely filled up; not hollow:
a piece of solid rock[/ex]
2) math. having the three dimensions of length, breadth, and thickness
3) having no openings or breaks:
a solid wall[/ex]
4) firm or compact in substance:
solid ground[/ex]
5) phs having relative firmness, coherence of particles, or persistence of form:
solid particles suspended in a liquid[/ex]
6) dense, thick, or heavy in nature or appearance:
solid masses of cloud[/ex]
7) firm in construction; substantial:
solid food[/ex]
8) without separation; continuous:
a solid row of buildings[/ex]
9) serious in character:
solid scholarship[/ex]
10) whole or entire:
one solid hour[/ex]
11) consisting entirely of one substance or material:
solid gold; a solid teak shelf[/ex]
12) uniform in tone:
a solid blue dress[/ex]
13) real; genuine:
solid comfort[/ex]
14) sound; reliable:
solid facts[/ex]
15) fully reliable or sensible:
a solid citizen[/ex]
16) financially sound:
a solid corporation[/ex]
17) wam cubic:
A solid foot contains 1728 solid inches[/ex]
18) written without a hyphen, as a compound word
19) pri having the lines not separated by leads, or having few open spaces, as type or printing
20) unanimous:
a solid majority[/ex]
21) on a friendly or favorable footing:
in solid with her parents[/ex]
22) a body or object having the three dimensions of length, breadth, and thickness
23) phs chem. a substance whose molecules are densely packed and that is usu. characterized by rigidity and resistance to deformation
24) something that is solid
Etymology: 1350–1400; ME < L solidus sol′id•ly, adv. sol′id•ness, n.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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