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English definition of “solid”


adjective (HARD)    /ˈsɒl.ɪd/ US  /ˈsɑː.lɪd/
B2 hard or firm , keeping a clear shape : solid ground a solid object a solid structure Hard and firm B2 completely hard or firm all through an object , or without any spaces or holes : solid rock a solid oak table solid doors / walls a solid line of traffic The lecture hall was packed solid (with students ).Hard and firm C1 describes a metal or a colour that is pure and does not have anything else mixed together with it: solid gold / silver candlesticks a white rose on a solid blue background Metals and metalworkingChemical elementsMonochrome and multi-coloured
(Definition of solid adjective (HARD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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