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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sol·id /ˈsɑləd/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 sol·id /ˈsɑləd/ 形容詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sol·id a.
 1. 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.
 2. Not hollow; full of matter; as, a solid globe or cone, as distinguished from a hollow one; not spongy; dense; hence, sometimes, heavy.
 3. Arith. Having all the geometrical dimensions; cubic; as, a solid foot contains 1,728 solid inches.
 Note:In this sense, cubics now generally used.
 4. Firm; compact; strong; stable; unyielding; as, a solid pier; a solid pile; a solid wall.
 5. Applied to a compound word whose parts are closely united and form an unbroken word; -- opposed to hyphened.
 6. Fig.: Worthy of credit, trust, or esteem; substantial, as opposed to frivolous or fallacious; weighty; firm; strong; valid; just; genuine.
    The solid purpose of a sincere and virtuous answer.   --Milton.
    These, wanting wit, affect gravity, and go by the name of solid men.   --Dryden.
    The genius of the Italians wrought by solid toil what the myth-making imagination of the Germans had projected in a poem.   --J. A. Symonds.
 7. Sound; not weakly; as, a solid constitution of body.
 8. Bot. Of a fleshy, uniform, undivided substance, as a bulb or root; not spongy or hollow within, as a stem.
 9. Metaph. Impenetrable; resisting or excluding any other material particle or atom from any given portion of space; -- applied to the supposed ultimate particles of matter.
 10. Print. Not having the lines separated by leads; not open.
 11. United; without division; unanimous; as, the delegation is solid for a candidate. [Polit. Cant. U.S.]
 Solid angle. Geom. See under Angle.
 Solid color, an even color; one not shaded or variegated.
 Solid green. See Emerald green (a), under Green.
 Solid measure Arith., a measure for volumes, in which the units are each a cube of fixed linear magnitude, as a cubic foot, yard, or the like; thus, a foot, in solid measure, or a solid foot, contains 1,728 solid inches.
 Solid newel Arch., a newel into which the ends of winding stairs are built, in distinction from a hollow newel. See under Hollow, a.
 Solid problem Geom., a problem which can be construed geometrically, only by the intersection of a circle and a conic section or of two conic sections. --Hutton.
 Solid square Mil., a square body or troops in which the ranks and files are equal.
 Syn: -- Hard; firm; compact; strong; substantial; stable; sound; real; valid; true; just; weighty; profound; grave; important.
 Usage: Solid, Hard. These words both relate to the internal constitution of bodies; but hardnotes a more impenetrable nature or a firmer adherence of the component parts than solid. Hard is opposed to soft, and solid to fluid, liquid, open, or hollow. Wood is usually solid; but some kinds of wood are hard, and others are soft.
 Repose you there; while I [return] to this hard house,
 More harder than the stones whereof 't is raised.   --Shak.
 I hear his thundering voice resound,
 And trampling feet than shake the solid ground.   --Dryden.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sol·id, n.
 1. A substance that is held in a fixed form by cohesion among its particles; a substance not fluid.
 2. Geom. A magnitude which has length, breadth, and thickness; a part of space bounded on all sides.
 Solid of revolution. Geom. See Revolution, n., 5.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: of definite shape and volume; firm; neither liquid nor
             gaseous; "ice is water in the solid state" [ant: liquid,
      2: of good substantial quality; "solid comfort"; "a solid base
      3: entirely of one substance with no holes inside; "solid
         silver"; "a solid block of wood" [ant: hollow]
      4: of one substance or character throughout; "solid gold"; "a
         solid color"; "carved out of solid rock"
      5: uninterrupted in space; having no gaps or breaks; "a solid
         line across the page"; "solid sheets of water"
      6: providing abundant nourishment; "a hearty meal"; "good solid
         food"; "ate a substantial breakfast" [syn: hearty, satisfying,
      7: of good quality and condition; solidly built; "a solid
         foundation"; "several substantial timber buildings" [syn:
         strong, substantial]
      8: having high moral qualities; "a noble spirit"; "a solid
         citizen"; "an upstanding man"; "a worthy successor" [syn:
         noble, upstanding, worthy]
      9: not soft or yielding to pressure; "a firm mattress"; "the
         snow was firm underfoot"; "solid ground" [syn: firm]
      10: having three dimensions; "a solid object"
      11: incapable of being seen through; "solid blackness"
      12: entirely of a single color throughout; "a solid fabric"
          [syn: self-colored, self-coloured]
      13: acting together as a single undiversified whole; "a solid
          voting bloc" [syn: unanimous]
      n 1: a substance that is solid at room temperature and pressure
      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
         [syn: solidness]
      3: a three-dimensional shape