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It remains solid at room temperature.
The lake was frozen solid.
a solid block of ice
a solid line of traffic
the solid stone walls of the church
The containers have to be solid enough to withstand the pressure.
The team was fairly solid on defense.
Would the evidence be solid enough to convince a jury?
She gives another solid performance as an unemployed single mom.
I can't believe I slept for twelve hours solid.
It rained for a solid week.
a solid oak bookcase
solid silver cutlery
He has a solid family background.
a solid reliable worker
a solid supporter of the Republican party
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English version of definition of solid
information which is presented as if it is based on serious research but is in fact based on what someone thinks is true
a curved area at one end of a church
a traditional Russian toy made out of wooden adorned dolls that are inserted one into another
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American definition of solid from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.