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adjective solid pronunciation in American English /ˈsɑlɪd/
  1. 1
    science a solid substance is firm and hard and is not a liquid or a gas

    It remains solid at room temperature.

    frozen solid:

    The lake was frozen solid.

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  2. 3
    strong enough not to break or become damaged easily

    the solid stone walls of the church

    The containers have to be solid enough to withstand the pressure.

  3. 4
    completely good, with no mistakes or bad parts

    The team was fairly solid on defense.

    solid evidence/proof:

    Would the evidence be solid enough to convince a jury?

    a solid performance:

    She gives another solid performance as an unemployed single mom.

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  4. 5
    with no pauses or interruptions

    I can't believe I slept for twelve hours solid.

    It rained for a solid week.

  5. 6
    consisting of one substance only

    a solid oak bookcase

    solid silver cutlery

  6. 7
    someone who is solid is sensible and can be trusted

    He has a solid family background.

    a solid reliable worker

    1. a.
      used about someone who is always loyal

      a solid supporter of the Republican party

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