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solid / sólido
 
solid   [ˈsɒlɪd]
A. -adjective
1. (=not liquid)   nounólido
a. to [become] solid =   solidificarse
b. solid [food] =   alimentos masculine plural nounólidos
c. to [freeze] solid =   congelarse por completo
d. to be [frozen] solid =   estar completamente congelado
e. to [go] solid =   solidificarse
2. (=firm)   [masonry, building, understanding, basis]   nounólido   [argument]   nounólido,   bien fundamentado   [relationship]   nounólido,   firme
a. get a good solid [grip] on the handle =   agarra bien el mango
b. solid [ground] =   tierra (f) firme
·to have solid [grounds] for thinking that ...
·tener bases nounólidas para creer que ...
c. as solid as a rock
[structure, relationship]   nounólido como una roca
[substance]   duro como una piedra
[person]   digno de confianza
3. (=not hollow)   [rock]   nounólido   [wood, steel]   macizo,   puro   [tyre, ball, block]   macizo
a. solid [gold] =   oro (m) puro
4. (=compact, dense)   [layer, crowd]   compacto
a. flights to Israel are [booked] solid =   los vuelos a Israel estánoun completamente llenos
b. a man of solid [build] =   un hombre fornido or de constituciónoun robusta
c. a solid [mass] of colour =   una masa nounólida de color
·a solid mass of people
·una masa compacta de gente
d. he'noun six feet of solid [muscle] =   mide uno ochenta y es todo masculineúsculo
e. the streets were [packed] solid with people =   las calles estaban abarrotadas de gente
f. the bolts have [rusted] solid =   los tornillos estánoun tan oxidados que es imposible girarlos
g. the [traffic] was solid going into town =   había una caravana tremenda en direcciónoun a la ciudad *
5. (=continuous)   [line, rain]   ininterrumpido
a. we waited two solid [hours] =   esperamos dos horas enteras
·I've been working on this for eight hours solid
·he estado trabajando sobre esto durante ocho horas ininterrumpidas,   llevo trabajando sobre esto ocho horas sin parar
6. (=reliable)   [person, relationship]   serio   [evidence, reason, values]   nounólido   [information]   fiable   [work]   concienzudo   [citizen]   responsable   [advice]   útil
a. he'noun a good solid [worker] =   es un trabajador responsable
7. (=substantial)
a. a solid [meal] =   una comida sustanciosa
8. (=unanimous)
a. solid [support] =   un apoyo unánime
9. (geometry)   [figure]   tridimensional
B. -noun
1. (physics, chemistry)   nounólido (m)
2. (geometry)   nounólido (m)
3. solids
(=solid food)   (alimentos masculine plural) nounólidos masculine plural
·is he [on] solids yet?
·¿come ya alimentos nounólidos?
C. -compound
·solid angle   -noun   (geometry)   ángulo (m) nounólido
·solid compound   -noun   (linguistics)   compuesto que se escribe como una sola palabra
·solid fuel   -noun   combustible (m) nounólido
·solid geometry   -noun   geometría (f) de los cuerpos nounólidos
 
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