solid

solid
['sɒlɪd] 1.
aggettivo
1) (not liquid or gaseous) solido

to go o become solid — solidificarsi

2) (of one substance) [gold, steel] massiccio

cut through solid rock — scavato nella roccia viva

3) (dense) [crowd, earth] compatto
4) (unbroken) [line, expanse] continuo

a solid area of red — una superficie tutta rossa

5) (uninterrupted)

five solid days five days solid cinque interi giorni; for three solid hours — per tre ore filate

6) (strong) [structure, basis, argument] solido; [building] massiccio

to be on solid ground — fig. avere argomenti concreti

7) (reliable) [information] fondato; [advice] valido; [investment] sicuro; [worker] affidabile, serio

a solid piece of work — un lavoro serio

8) (firm) [grip] fermo

the strike has remained solid — gli scioperanti sono rimasti uniti

9) (respectable) [citizen] modello
2.
nome chim. mat. solido m.
3.
nome plurale solids (food) cibi m. solidi
4.
avverbio [freeze] completamente; fig. [vote] in massa

the play is booked solid — lo spettacolo è esaurito

* * *
['solid] 1. adjective
1) (not easily changing shape; not in the form of liquid or gas: Water becomes solid when it freezes; solid substances.) solido
2) (not hollow: The tyres of the earliest cars were solid.) pieno
3) (firm and strongly made (and therefore sound and reliable): That's a solid piece of furniture; His argument is based on good solid facts/reasoning.) solido
4) (completely made of one substance: This bracelet is made of solid gold; We dug till we reached solid rock.) solido, massiccio
5) (without breaks, gaps or flaws: The policemen formed themselves into a solid line; They are solid in their determination to strike.) uniforme, unito, unanime
6) (having height, breadth and width: A cube is a solid figure.) solido
7) (consecutive; without a pause: I've been working for six solid hours.) ininterrotto, di fila
2. adverb
(without interruption; continuously: She was working for six hours solid.) ininterrottamente
3. noun
1) (a substance that is solid: Butter is a solid but milk is a liquid.) sostanza solida
2) (a shape that has length, breadth and height.) solido
- solidify
- solidification
- solidity
- solidness
- solidly
- solid fuel
* * *
['sɒlɪd] 1.
aggettivo
1) (not liquid or gaseous) solido

to go o become solid — solidificarsi

2) (of one substance) [gold, steel] massiccio

cut through solid rock — scavato nella roccia viva

3) (dense) [crowd, earth] compatto
4) (unbroken) [line, expanse] continuo

a solid area of red — una superficie tutta rossa

5) (uninterrupted)

five solid days five days solid cinque interi giorni; for three solid hours — per tre ore filate

6) (strong) [structure, basis, argument] solido; [building] massiccio

to be on solid ground — fig. avere argomenti concreti

7) (reliable) [information] fondato; [advice] valido; [investment] sicuro; [worker] affidabile, serio

a solid piece of work — un lavoro serio

8) (firm) [grip] fermo

the strike has remained solid — gli scioperanti sono rimasti uniti

9) (respectable) [citizen] modello
2.
nome chim. mat. solido m.
3.
nome plurale solids (food) cibi m. solidi
4.
avverbio [freeze] completamente; fig. [vote] in massa

the play is booked solid — lo spettacolo è esaurito


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