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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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By allowing the emergence and consolidation of the Solid South, this same constitutional bad faith also operated in the New Deal-era to prevent all Americans from securing the boon of social citizenship.
Political scientists and historians have often pondered, explored, and discussed the most significant indicators and causes of the decline and eventual evaporation of the once Solid South for the national Democratic Party in presidential elections.
As per CEO Danie Pretorius,"(We are) consistently focused on expanding our global footprint (and) we believe that growth into the rest of Africa will be achieved from our solid South African base, and in partnership with major blue-chip mining companies.
Subsequently, though Southern Progressives played important roles in sealing the Solid South, Northern Progressives, social gospel ministers, and women's rights advocates were largely uninterested in the question of race; some embracing Anglo-Saxon mythology.
The civil rights advances of the mid- 1960s were, in their way, a tactical debacle for Democrats, pushing the formerly solid South firmly into the GOP column.
Truman's espousal of civil-rights legislation had angered the once solid South and spawned the third-party conservative Dixiecrat candidacy of South Carolina's youthful Gov.
But England never came close to breaching a solid South African defence.
The Democratic Party itself became more conservative as evidenced by the emergence of the Democratic solid South and the policies of segregation, which were seen as unliberal.
But with this election there are strong signs that we are just going to swap one solid South for another, that what was once all-Democratic is now, as this election shows, about to become all-Republican.