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.
Not hollow; full of matter; as, a solid globe or cone, as distinguished from a hollow one; not spongy; dense; hence, sometimes, heavy.
Having all the geometrical dimensions; cubic; as, a solid foot contains 1,728 solid inches.
Firm; compact; strong; stable; unyielding; as, a solid pier; a solid pile; a solid wall.
Applied to a compound word whose parts are closely united and form an unbroken word; -- opposed to hyphened.
Fig.: Worthy of credit, trust, or esteem; substantial, as opposed to frivolous or fallacious; weighty; firm; strong; valid; just; genuine.
Sound; not weakly; as, a solid constitution of body.
Of a fleshy, uniform, undivided substance, as a bulb or root; not spongy or hollow within, as a stem.
Impenetrable; resisting or excluding any other material particle or atom from any given portion of space; -- applied to the supposed ultimate particles of matter.
Not having the lines separated by leads; not open.
United; without division; unanimous; as, the delegation is solid for a candidate.
A substance that is held in a fixed form by cohesion among its particles; a substance not fluid.
A magnitude which has length, breadth, and thickness; a part of space bounded on all sides.