♦ solid

♦ solid
♦ solid /ˈsɒlɪd/
A a.
1 solido; forte; resistente; stabile; massiccio; (fig.) ben fondato, concreto, serio: to freeze solid, diventare un blocco [una lastra] di ghiaccio: The lake had frozen solid, il lago era una lastra di ghiaccio; solid learning, cultura solida; furniture made of solid oak, mobili di quercia massiccia; a man of solid build, un uomo di corporatura forte (o massiccia); (comm.) a solid firm, una ditta solida; solid reasoning, ragionamenti concreti; solid gold, oro massiccio; a solid gold watch, un orologio d'oro massiccio
2 compatto; uniforme; unanime; unito: (USA) the Solid South, il Sud compatto (che vota compatto per i democratici); solid white line, linea bianca uniforme (o continua); a solid vote, un voto unanime
3 pieno (non cavo): (autom.) solid tyre, gomma piena; (mecc.) a solid shaft, un albero pieno
4 (fam., pred.) ininterrotto; di fila; di seguito: I've been waiting for two hours solid, ho aspettato due ore di fila; aspetto da ben due ore
5 (geom.) cubico; solido: solid geometry, geometria solida; solid inch, pollice cubico (misura); a solid figure, una figura solida
6 (fig.) fidato; sicuro; (comm.) solvibile
7 a tinta unita; di un solo colore: solid colours, colori uniformi; tinte unite; a solid red dress, un vestito tutto rosso
8 (sport) buono; valido: a solid performance, un buon rendimento
9 (equit.: di un ostacolo) fisso
10 (slang USA) eccellente; magnifico; perfetto
B n.
1 (geom.) solido
2 (fis.) sostanza solida
3 (pl.) alimenti solidi; cibo solido
4 tessuto (o vestito) a tinta unita
5 (falegn.) legno massiccio
6 (slang USA) amico fidato
● (mecc.) solid box, bussola □ (di persone) to be solid against [for] st., essere solidali (prendere la stessa posizione) contro [in favore di] qc.a solid citizen, un buon cittadino; un sicuro patriota □ (comm.) solid consideration, garanzia solida; contropartita di valore concreto □ (metall.) solid-drawn, trafilato da massello □ (autom., mecc.) solid head, monoblocco □ a solid man, un uomo di buonsenso; un uomo con una solida posizione finanziaria □ solid measures, misure per solidi; misure cubiche □ (tipogr.) solid printing, stampa compatta; composizione senza interlineatura □ (miss.) solid propellant, propellente solido □ solid reasons, motivi concreti (o validi) □ solid rock, roccia viva □ (autom., ecc.) solid rubber tyre, gomma piena □ solid sense, buonsenso □ (mil.) solid square, quadrato □ (fis., elettron.) solid-state, dello (o allo) stato solido: solid-state physics, fisica dello stato solido; (fis. nucl.) solid-state counter, contatore allo stato solido □ solid-state computer, elaboratore con componenti allo stato solido □ (metall.) solid-state welding, saldatura a freddo □ (equit.) solid vertical fence, palizzata □ to become solid, solidificarsi □ to have solid grounds for supposing that…, avere buoni (o fondati) motivi di supporre che… □ to be on solid ground, essere su terreno solido (anche fig.)
solidly avv.

English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

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