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solid

  

      adj  
1    of, concerned with, or being a substance in a physical state in which it resists changes in size and shape  
   Compare       liquid       1       gas       1  
2    consisting of matter all through  
3    of the same substance all through  
solid rock     
4    sound; proved or provable  
solid facts     
5    reliable or sensible; upstanding  
a solid citizen     
6    firm, strong, compact, or substantial  
a solid table, solid ground     
7    (of a meal or food) substantial  
8    often postpositive   without interruption or respite; continuous  
solid bombardment     
9    financially sound or solvent  
a solid institution     
10    strongly linked or consolidated  
a solid relationship     
11      (Geometry)   having or relating to three dimensions  
a solid figure, solid geometry     
12    (of a word composed of two or more other words or elements) written or printed as a single word without a hyphen  
13      (Printing)   with no space or leads between lines of type  
14    solid for   unanimously in favour of  
15    (of a writer, work, performance, etc.) adequate; sensible  
16    of or having a single uniform colour or tone  
17      (N.Z.)  
informal   excessive; unreasonably expensive  
      n  
18      (Geometry)  
a    a closed surface in three-dimensional space  
b    such a surface together with the volume enclosed by it  
19    a solid substance, such as wood, iron, or diamond  
     (C14: from Old French solide, from Latin solidus firm; related to Latin sollus whole)  
  solidity      n  
  solidly      adv  
  solidness      n  


Platonic solid  
      n   any of the five possible regular polyhedra: cube, tetrahedron, octahedron, icosahedron, and dodecahedron,   (Also called (esp. formerly))    Platonic body  
     (C17: named after Plato1, who was the first to list them)  
solid angle  
      n   a geometric surface consisting of lines originating from a common point (the vertex) and passing through a closed curve or polygon: measured in steradians  
solid fuel  
      n  
1    a domestic or industrial fuel, such as coal or coke, that is a solid rather than an oil or gas  
2      (Also called)    solid propellant   a rocket fuel that is a solid rather than a liquid or a gas  
solid geometry  
      n   the branch of geometry concerned with the properties of three-dimensional geometric figures  
solid injection  
      n   injection of fuel directly into the cylinder of an internal-combustion engine without the assistance of an air blast to atomize the fuel,   (Also called (in a petrol engine))    direct injection      Compare       blast injection  
solid solution  
      n     (Chem)   a crystalline material in which two or more elements or compounds share a common lattice  
solid-state  
      n  
1    modifier   (of an electronic device) activated by a semiconductor component in which current flow is through solid material rather than in a vacuum  
2    modifier   of, concerned with, characteristic of, or consisting of solid matter  
solid-state physics  
      n   functioning as sing   the branch of physics concerned with experimental and theoretical investigations of the properties of solids, such as superconductivity, photoconductivity, and ferromagnetism  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
solid state drive
A solid-state drive (SSD) is believed to be a data storage device that uses solid-state memory to store persistent data.
n.
customer relationship management
exp.
get seriously involved in a relationship
n.
small unmeasured amount usually applied to a solid
used widely in Australia
n.
a younger man involved in a relationship with an older woman
= the target of a "cougar"
n.
underaged girl looking mature, that can thus bring somebody to jail if he is caught in a relationship with her
made with Jail and Bait
n.
remnants of disputes that make a relationship between people or companies difficult to maintain, even without an open dispute
n.
a deliberate and strategic effort to engage one in a donor/investor relationship
exp.
get well with someone from the very beginning of the relationship
used when referring to romantic relationship, but also in a larger meaning: He hit it off with his teacher; he will continue taking classes with her.

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