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solid

 [sol´id]
1. not fluid or gaseous; not hollow.
2. a substance or tissue not fluid or gaseous.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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From the famous leather couch, swaddled in oriental carpets, and the massed ranks of Greek and Egyptian antiquities, to the Arts and Crafts furniture and packed bookcases, the decor in Freud's former home speaks of bourgeois coziness and solidity. Lucas's sculptures, by comparison, are gauche and wayward, bulls in a china shop.
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