solid [ˈsɒlɪd]
1. adjective
   a. ( = not liquid) solide
• solid food aliments mpl solides
• to freeze solid geler
• frozen solid complètement gelé
   b. ( = not hollow) [ball, block] plein ; [layer, mass] compact ; [rock, oak, gold] massif
• the door is made of solid steel la porte est tout en acier
• cut out of solid rock taillé dans la masse
• the square was solid with cars (inf) la place était complètement embouteillée
   c. ( = continuous) [line] continu ; [rain] ininterrompu
• he was six foot six of solid muscle c'était un homme de deux mètres tout en muscles
• they worked for two solid days ils ont travaillé deux jours sans s'arrêter
   d. ( = substantial) [structure, basis, relationship] solide ; [meal] consistant ; [character] sérieux ; [support] ferme ; [information] sûr
• solid middle-class values les bonnes valeurs fpl bourgeoises
• solid as a rock [structure, substance] dur comme la pierre ; [person] solide comme un roc ; [relationship] indestructible
   e. (US = excellent) (inf!) super (inf)
2. adverb
• jammed solid complètement bloqué
• to be booked solid (for three weeks) [hotel, venue, performer] être complet (pendant trois semaines)
• they worked for two days solid ils ont travaillé deux jours de suite sans s'arrêter
3. noun
solide m
4. compounds
► solid fuel noun combustible m solide
► solid-state adjective [physics] des solides ; [electronic device] à circuits intégrés
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['sɒlɪd] 1.
noun Chemistry, Mathematics solide m
solids plural noun (food) aliments mpl solides
1) (not liquid or gaseous) solide

to go ou become solid — se solidifier

2) (of one substance) gen massif/-ive

the gate was made of solid steel — le portail était tout en acier

a tunnel cut through solid rock — un tunnel taillé dans la masse rocheuse

3) (dense) compact
4) (unbroken) [line, expanse] continu

a solid area of red — une surface rouge unie

5) (uninterrupted)

five solid days —

five days solid — cinq jours entiers

6) (strong) gen solide; [building] massif/-ive

to be on solid ground — fig être en terrain sûr

7) (reliable) [information] solide; [advice, worker, work] sérieux/-ieuse; [investment] sûr
8) (firm) [grip] ferme

the strike has remained solid — la grève n'a pas fléchi

9) (respectable) modèle
adverb [freeze] complètement; fig [vote] massivement

the play is booked solid — la pièce affiche complet

English-French dictionary. 2013.

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