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

Translation of solid in Italian:

adjective

  • 1 (not liquid or gaseous) to go o become solid
    solidificarsi
  • 4 (unbroken) (line, expanse) a solid area of red
    una superficie tutta rossa
  • 5 (uninterrupted) See examples:five solid days, five days solid
    cinque interi giorni
    I worked for three solid hours
    ho lavorato per tre ore filate
    a solid day's work
    un'intera giornata di lavoro
  • 6 (strong)
    (structure, foundation, basis)
    (building)
    (relationship, argument)
    a solid grounding in grammar
    una so-lida base grammaticale
    to be on solid ground [figurative]
    avere argomenti concreti
  • 7 (reliable)
    (evidence, information)
    (advice)
    (investment)
    I have solid grounds for
    ho delle valide ragioni per
    she's a very solid person
    è una persona molto affidabile
    a solid piece of work
    un lavoro serio
  • 8 (firm)
    (grip)
    (punch)
    to have the solid support of
    avere il fermo sostegno di
    the strike has remained solid
    gli scioperanti sono rimasti uniti
    a solid Republican area
    (uniformly)
    una zona che vota compattamente repubblicano
    (staunchly)
    un feudo repubblicano
  • 9 (respectable) (citizen, family, tax payer)

noun

(Chemistry, Mathematics)

also: solids plural noun

adverb

  • (freeze)
    [figurative]
    (vote)
    the lake was frozen solid
    il lago era completamente ghiacciato
    the play is booked solid
    lo spettacolo è esaurito

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