Associations to the word «Solid»


SOLID, adjective. In the state of a solid; not fluid.
SOLID, adjective. Large, massive.
SOLID, adjective. Lacking holes or hollows; as solid gold, solid chocolate.
SOLID, adjective. Strong or unyielding.
SOLID, adjective. (slang) Excellent, of high quality, or reliable.
SOLID, adjective. Hearty; filling.
SOLID, adjective. Worthy of credit, trust, or esteem; substantial; not frivolous or fallacious.
SOLID, adjective. Sound; not weakly.
SOLID, adjective. (typography) Written as one word, without spaces or hyphens.
SOLID, adjective. (printing) (dated) Not having the lines separated by leads; not open.
SOLID, adjective. (US) (politics) (slang) United; without division; unanimous.
SOLID, adjective. Of a single color throughout.
SOLID, adjective. (dated) Having all the geometrical dimensions; cubic.
SOLID, noun. (chemistry) A substance in the fundamental state of matter that retains its size and shape without need of a container (as opposed to a liquid or gas).
SOLID, noun. (geometry) A three-dimensional figure (as opposed to a surface, an area, or a curve).
SOLID, noun. (informal) A favor.
SOLID, noun. An article of clothing which is of a single color throughout.
SOLID, noun. (in the plural) Food which is not liquid-based.
SOLID, adverb. Solidly.
SOLID, adverb. (not comparable) (typography) Without spaces or hyphens.
SOLID, acronym. (programming) (object-oriented) Acronym of Single responsibility, Open-closed, Liskov substitution, Interface segregation and Dependency inversion. (When followed, the created system will be more likely easy to maintain, and extend over time.)
SOLID ANGLE, noun. (geometry) The three-dimensional analog of an angle, equivalent to the area of that portion of the surface a unit sphere that it subtends.
SOLID ANGLES, noun. Plural of solid angle
SOLID AS A ROCK, adjective. (simile) Extremely thick and heavy, so as to make it impossible to move.
SOLID AS A ROCK, adjective. (simile) (of a person) Very reliable and dependable
SOLID EMULSION, noun. (chemistry) A type of colloid, of the form of a solid dispersed in a liquid.
SOLID OF REVOLUTION, noun. A solid produced by taking a particular two-dimensional curve and rotating it through 360° about an axis. The curve will sweep out a surface, and the region inside the surface defines a solid.
SOLID PHASE, noun. (physics) One of the three fundamental structural phases of matter in which the cohesive force of matter is strong enough to keep the molecules or atoms in the given positions, restraining the thermal mobility.
SOLID ROCKET, noun. A rocket engine that uses a solid propellant that, when combusted, generates gases which are used for rocket propulsion.
SOLID ROCKET, noun. A rocket that uses such an engine
SOLID ROCKETS, noun. Plural of solid rocket
SOLID SHOT, noun. (military) (artillery) A (dated) synonym for solid round shot or cannonball.
SOLID SLUG, noun. Shotgun cartridge with a single projectile
SOLID SOL, noun. (chemistry) A type of colloid, of the form of one solid dispersed in another continuous solid.
SOLID SOLUTION, noun. (physics) Any homogenous crystalline solid, consisting of more than one type of molecule or atom randomly dispersed, in which the structure is independent of its composition.
SOLID SOUTH, noun. (US) The electoral support of the Southern United States for Democratic Party candidates for nearly a century from 1877, the end of the Reconstruction, to 1964
SOLID STATE, adjective. (physics) of, or relating to the physical properties of solid materials, especially electromagnetic, thermodynamic or structural properties of crystalline solids.
SOLID STATE, adjective. (electronics) of, or relating to semiconductor materials, components and related devices; as distinct from older technologies such as vacuum tubes.
SOLID TORI, noun. Plural of solid torus
SOLID TORUS, noun. (topology) The topological space that is a Cartesian product of the 2-dimensional disk and the circle.
SOLID TORUS, noun. (mathematics) The standard representation of that topological space within Euclidean 3-dimensional space.

Dictionary definition

SOLID, noun. Matter that is solid at room temperature and pressure.
SOLID, noun. 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.
SOLID, noun. A three-dimensional shape.
SOLID, adjective. Characterized by good substantial quality; "solid comfort"; "a solid base hit".
SOLID, adjective. Of definite shape and volume; firm; neither liquid nor gaseous; "ice is water in the solid state".
SOLID, adjective. Entirely of one substance with no holes inside; "a solid block of wood".
SOLID, adjective. Of one substance or character throughout; "solid gold"; "carved out of solid rock".
SOLID, adjective. Uninterrupted in space; having no gaps or breaks; "a solid line across the page"; "solid sheets of water".
SOLID, adjective. Providing abundant nourishment; "a hearty meal"; "good solid food"; "ate a substantial breakfast"; "four square meals a day".
SOLID, adjective. Of good quality and condition; solidly built; "a solid foundation"; "several substantial timber buildings".
SOLID, adjective. Not soft or yielding to pressure; "a firm mattress"; "the snow was firm underfoot"; "solid ground".
SOLID, adjective. Having three dimensions; "a solid object".
SOLID, adjective. Impenetrable for the eye; "solid blackness".
SOLID, adjective. Financially sound; "the bank is solid and will survive this attack".
SOLID, adjective. Of a substantial character and not frivolous or superficial; "work of solid scholarship"; "based on solid facts".
SOLID, adjective. Meriting respect or esteem; "an upstanding member of the community".
SOLID, adjective. Of the same color throughout; "solid color".
SOLID, adjective. Acting together as a single undiversified whole; "a solid voting bloc".

Wise words

A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery