solidity

  • 1 Solidity — So*lid i*ty, n. [L. soliditas: cf. F. solidit[ e].] 1. The state or quality of being solid; density; consistency, opposed to {fluidity}; compactness; fullness of matter, opposed to {openness} or {hollowness}; strength; soundness, opposed to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 solidity — index certainty, common sense, congealment, density, materiality (physical existence), strength Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 solidity — 1530s, from Fr. solidité or directly from L. soliditatem, from solidus (see SOLID (Cf. solid) (adj.)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 solidity — [sə lid′ətē] n. [L soliditas] the quality or condition of being solid; firmness, soundness, hardness, etc …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 solidity — i. The ratio between the part of a propeller disc that when viewed from the front is solid and the part that is just air. This ratio is measured by adding up the blade chords at a certain radius and dividing the sum by the circumference at that… …

    Aviation dictionary

  • 6 solidity — so|lid|i|ty [səˈlıdıti] n [U] 1.) the strength or hardness of something ▪ the solidity of the stone walls 2.) the quality of something that is permanent and can be depended on ▪ the solidity of middle class institutions …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 solidity — noun (U) 1 the strength or hardness of something: the solidity of the stone walls 2 the quality of something that is permanent and can be depended on: the solidity and respectability of bourgeois institutions …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 solidity — /seuh lid i tee/, n. 1. the state, property, or quality of being solid. 2. firmness and strength; substantialness: an argument with little solidity. 3. strength of mind, character, finances, etc. 4. Obs. the amount of space occupied by a solid… …

    Universalium

  • 9 solidity — solid ► ADJECTIVE (solider, solidest) 1) firm and stable in shape; not liquid or fluid. 2) strongly built or made. 3) not hollow or having spaces or gaps. 4) consisting of the same substance throughout. 5) (of time) continuous. 6) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 solidity — noun (plural ties) Date: 14th century 1. the quality or state of being solid 2. something solid …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 11 solidity — noun a) The state or quality of being solid. b) Moral firmness; validity; truth; certainty. Syn: compactness, consistency, density …

    Wiktionary

  • 12 solidity — Synonyms and related words: abidingness, aplomb, authenticity, authoritativeness, authority, balance, balanced personality, body, calculability, callosity, callousness, changelessness, closeness, cogency, combination, compactness, completeness,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13 solidity — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The quality, condition, or degree of being thick: compactness, density, thickness. See THICK. 2. The condition of being free from defects or flaws: durability, firmness, integrity, soundness, stability, strength,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 14 solidity — so|lid|i|ty [ sə lıdəti ] noun uncount 1. ) the quality of being solid 2. ) the quality of being reliable …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 solidity — so·lid·i·ty || sÉ™ lɪdÉ™tɪ n. state or quality of being solid, hardness; steadiness, stability, firmness …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 16 Solidity —   In reference to a wind energy conversion device, the ratio of rotor blade surface area to the frontal, swept area that the rotor passes through …

    Energy terms

  • 17 solidity — n. 1. Hardness, firmness, solidness, density, compactness, consistency. 2. Density, compactness, fulness. 3. Strength, stability, massiveness. 4. Reality, truth, weight, validity, justice, gravity, importance, firmness, soundness, strength,… …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 18 solidity — so·lid·i·ty …

    English syllables

  • 19 solidity — UK [səˈlɪdətɪ] / US noun [uncountable] 1) the quality of being solid 2) the quality of being reliable …

    English dictionary

  • 20 solidity — so•lid•i•ty [[t]səˈlɪd ɪ ti[/t]] n. 1) the state or quality of being solid 2) firmness; strength • Etymology: 1525–35 …

    From formal English to slang


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