sólido
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sólido(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (geometry)
a. solid
Calcula el volumen del sólido.Calculate the volume of the solid.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (compact)
a. solid
Aquí el terreno es sólido, así que es seguro para construir la cabaña.The ground is solid here, so it's safe to build the hut.
b. hard
La tierra estaba sólida debido a la sequía.The earth was hard because of the drought.
3. (well-built)
a. solid
Las armas de asedio no pudieron tirar abajo las sólidas murallas de la ciudad.The siege weapons couldn't bring down the solid city walls.
b. sturdy
Si vas a recorrer la ciudad todo el día, ponte calzado sólido y cómodo.If you're going to walk around the city all day, wear sturdy and comfortable shoes.
c. solidly made
Compré una mesa sólida hecha con madera de roble.I bought a solidly made oak table.
d. firm
Para resistir el paso del tiempo, una casa debe construirse sobre cimientos sólidos.To stand the test of time, a house must be built on a firm foundation.
4. (color)
a. fast
Estos jeans son de color sólido y no se desteñirán con el lavado.These jeans have a fast color and won't fade when you wash them.
5. (physics)
a. solid
El líquido se congeló y quedó en estado sólido.The liquid froze into a solid state.
6.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(well-grounded)
a. sound
Presenté un argumento sólido y con pruebas como apoyo.I presented a sound argument supported by evidence.
b. solid
El sospechoso tiene una coartada sólida y testigos que la pueden verificar.The suspect has a solid alibi and witnesses who can verify it.
7.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(steady)
a. solid
Mauro y yo jamás tuvimos una pelea. Tenemos una amistad sólida de 30 años.Mauro and I have never had a fight. We have a solid 30-year friendship.
b. sound
Si inviertes en una empresa sólida probablemente obtengas un retorno financiero positivo.If you invest in a sound business you will probably receive a positive financial return.
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sólido
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (en general)
a. solid
2. (cimientos, fundamento)
a. firm
3. (argumento, conocimiento, idea)
a. sound
4. (color)
a. fast
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
5. (general)
a. solid
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sólido
adjective
1 [+objeto] (compacto) solid; (duro) hard
2 (Técnica) (firme) solidly made; (bien construido) well built; [+zapatos] stout; strong; [+color] fast;
3 (seguro) [+argumento] solid; sound; [+base, principio] sound
solid
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