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English adjective: solid

1. solid characterized by good substantial quality


SamplesSolid comfort.
A solid base hit.


Similargood


Antonymsbad

2. solid of definite shape and volume; firm; neither liquid nor gaseous


SamplesIce is water in the solid state.


Similarcoagulated, concrete, congealed, dry, jelled, jellied, semisolid, solid-state, solid-state, solidified


See alsohard


Attributestate, state of matter


Antonymsgaseous, liquid

3. solid entirely of one substance with no holes inside


SamplesA solid block of wood.


Similarmassive


Attributesolidity


Antonymshollow

4. solid of one substance or character throughout


SamplesSolid gold.
Carved out of solid rock.


Similarhomogeneous, homogenous


Antonymsheterogeneous, heterogenous

5. solid uninterrupted in space; having no gaps or breaks


SamplesA solid line across the page.
Solid sheets of water.


Similarunbroken


Antonymsbroken

6. solid providing abundant nourishment


SamplesA hearty meal.
Good solid food.
Ate a substantial breakfast.
Four square meals a day.


Synonymshearty, satisfying, square, substantial


Similarwholesome


Antonymsunwholesome

7. solid of good quality and condition; solidly built


SamplesA solid foundation.
Several substantial timber buildings.


Synonymsstrong, substantial


Similarsound


Antonymsunsound

8. solid not soft or yielding to pressure


SamplesA firm mattress.
The snow was firm underfoot.
Solid ground.


Synonymsfirm


Similarhard


Antonymssoft

9. solid having three dimensions


SamplesA solid object.


Similarcubic, three-dimensional


Antonymsplanar, two-dimensional, linear, one-dimensional

10. solid impenetrable for the eye


SamplesSolid blackness.


Similaropaque


Antonymsclear

11. solid financially sound


SamplesThe bank is solid and will survive this attack.


Similarsound


Antonymsunsound

12. solid of a substantial character and not frivolous or superficial


SamplesWork of solid scholarship.
Based on solid facts.


Similarserious


Antonymsfrivolous

13. solid meriting respect or esteem


SamplesAn upstanding member of the community.


Synonymsupstanding


Similarrespectable


Antonymsunrespectable

14. solid of the same color throughout


SamplesSolid color.


Synonymsself-colored, self-coloured


Similarhomogeneous, homogenous


Antonymsheterogeneous, heterogenous

15. solid acting together as a single undiversified whole


SamplesA solid voting bloc.


Synonymsunanimous, whole


Similarundiversified


Antonymsdiversified


English noun: solid

1. solid (substance) matter that is solid at room temperature and pressure


Broader (hypernym)matter


Narrower (hyponym)crystal, dry ice, food, glass, plastic, powder, precipitate, pulverisation, pulverization, solid food, vitrification

2. solid (state) 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


Synonymssolid state, solidness


Broader (hypernym)state, state of matter

3. solid (shape) a three-dimensional shape


Broader (hypernym)form, shape


Narrower (hyponym)block, cast, concave shape, concavity, convex shape, convexity, cube, cylinder, frustum, incurvation, incurvature, mold, mould, ovoid, polyhedron, stamp, toroid









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