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solid

 [sol´id]
1. not fluid or gaseous; not hollow.
2. a substance or tissue not fluid or gaseous.

sol·id

(sol'id),
1. Firm; compact; not fluid; without interstices or cavities; not cancellous.
2. A body that retains its form when not confined; one that is not fluid, neither liquid nor gaseous.
[L. solidus]

solid

[sol′id]
Etymology: L, solidus
1 n, a dense body, figure, structure, or substance that has length, breadth, and thickness, is not a liquid or a gas, contains no significant cavity or hollowness, and has no breaks or openings on its surface.
2 adj, describing such a body, figure, structure, or substance.

solid

Physics
adjective Referring to a substance that is not liquid or gas.
 
noun A substance, material or object that is not a liquid or gas.

sol·id

(sol'id)
1. Firm; compact; not fluid; without interstices or cavities; not cancellous.
2. A body that retains its form when not confined; one that is not fluid, neither liquid nor gaseous.
[L. solidus]

solid

1. not fluid or gaseous; not hollow.
2. a substance or tissue not fluid or gaseous.

solid color
said of animal haircoats; the same color all over the animal.
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Summary: A British solider died from gunshot wounds during an operation in southern Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence has said.
A BRITISH solider died from gunshot wounds he sustained during an operation against insurgents in southern Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence said.
September 7, 2010 (KHARTOUM) - Two Sudanese men allegedly affiliated to an armed rebel group in Darfur have been convicted and sentenced to death by hanging for killing four Chinese oil workers and a Sudanese solider in the Kordofan region in 2008.
Andy will be joined by Merseyside police traffic officer PC Gareth Olley, organiser and ex-solider Cliff Williams, from St Helens; Karl Duvall, 34, from Winsford; Simon Goodall, 46, from Ellesmere Port; 61-year-old retired Crosby solider John McKeown; and Colette Engelen, 30, also from St Helens.
Beirut, (SANA) -- A solider of the Lebanese interior security forces on Friday died following a cluster bomb explosion left by the Israeli occupation forces in Lebanon.
A gunman shot the solider using a gun with a silencer at an army checkpoint in al-Islah al-Zeraai neighborhood in western Mosul," the source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
An officer walked towards us and exchanged salutes with the solider, who then said: "Do you know who that was?