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British English: /ˈsɒlɪd/
American English: /ˈsɑləd/

Translation of solid in French:


also: solids plural noun

  • (food)
    aliments (mpl) solides
    to be on solids
    manger des aliments solides


  • 1 (not liquid or gaseous) to go ou become solid
    se solidifier
  • 2 (of one substance)
    (teak, gold, marble, granite)
    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
  • 4 (unbroken)
    (line, expanse)
    a solid area of red
    une surface rouge unie
  • 5 (uninterrupted) See examples: five solid days, five days solid
    cinq jours entiers
    I worked for three solid hours
    j'ai travaillé pendant trois heures entières
    a solid day's work
    un jour entier de travail
  • 6 (strong)
    (structure, foundation, basis)
    (relationship, argument)
    a solid grounding in grammar
    une base solide de grammaire
    to be on solid ground
    être en terrain sûr
  • 7 (reliable)
    (evidence, information)
    I have solid grounds for
    j'ai de solides raisons pour
    she's a very solid person
    c'est quelqu'un de très solide
    a solid piece of work
    un travail sérieux
  • 8 (firm)
    to have the solid support of
    avoir le soutien massif de
    the strike has remained solid
    la grève n'a pas fléchi
    a solid Republican area (uniformly)
    une zone entièrement républicaine
    un bastion du républicanisme
  • 9 (respectable)
    (citizen, family, tax payer)


  • (freeze)
    [figurative] (vote)
    the lake was frozen solid
    le lac était complètement gelé
    the play is booked solid
    la pièce affiche complet

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