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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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From a supposition of the first guitarist in America (a Spanish solider named Juan Garcia y Talvarea, 1576) to jazz, blues and rock, these chapters contain some of the most beguiling stories about the instrument, its players, promoters and other assorted personages.
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His father said the family was 'immensely proud' that he was a solider.
It's all pretty comical, of course, but we admit: We enjoy it, just the way we once worshipped Achilles, Buffalo Bill, Sergeant York, and Benny Friedman--"the greatest Greek warrior, cowboy, solider, and forward passer of all-time.
One solider said: 'We're supposed to be peacekeepers.
It describes the hardships of learning to live in the bush as a solider, and the anguish of observing the growing mistrust among the freedom fighters as new groups join and those among them labelled as 'enemy spies' disappear.
When the solider and his squad reach their target, a Vietnamese village, he is surprised that the enemy is "A brown woman with rivers of age etched deeply into her face.