Definition of Solidity

1. Noun. The consistency of a solid.

Exact synonyms: Solidness
Generic synonyms: Body, Consistence, Consistency, Eubstance
Specialized synonyms: Compactness, Impermeability, Impermeableness
Antonyms: Porosity
Derivative terms: Solid, Solid, Solid



2. Noun. State of having the interior filled with matter.
Generic synonyms: Fullness
Attributes: Solid, Hollow
Antonyms: Hollowness
Derivative terms: Solid

3. Noun. The quality of being solid and reliable financially or factually or morally. "The solidness of her faith gave her enduring hope"
Exact synonyms: Solidness
Generic synonyms: Dependability, Dependableness, Reliability, Reliableness
Derivative terms: Solid, Solid, Solid, Solid

Definition of Solidity

1. n. The state or quality of being solid; density; consistency, -- opposed to fluidity; compactness; fullness of matter, -- opposed to openness or hollowness; strength; soundness, -- opposed to weakness or instability; the primary quality or affection of matter by which its particles exclude or resist all others; hardness; massiveness.

Definition of Solidity

1. Noun. The state or quality of being solid. ¹

2. Noun. Moral firmness; validity; truth; certainty. ¹

3. Noun. (geometry) The solid contents of a body; volume; amount of inclosed space. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Solidity

1. the quality or state of being solid [n -TIES]

Medical Definition of Solidity

1. 1. The state or quality of being solid; density; consistency, opposed to fluidity; compactness; fullness of matter, opposed to openness or hollowness; strength; soundness, opposed to weakness or instability; the primary quality or affection of matter by which its particles exclude or resist all others; hardness; massiveness. "That which hinders the approach of two bodies when they are moving one toward another, I call solidity." (Locke) 2. Moral firmness; soundness; strength; validity; truth; certainty; as opposed to weakness or fallaciousness; as, the solidity of arguments or reasoning; the solidity of principles, triuths, or opinions. 3. The solid contents of a body; volume; amount of inclosed space. Synonym: Firmness, solidness, hardness, density, compactness, strength, soundness, validity, certainty. Origin: L. Soliditas: cf. F. Solidite. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Solidity

solidification
solidifications
solidified
solidifier
solidifiers
solidifies
solidify
solidifying
solidish
solidism
solidisms
solidist
solidistic
solidists
solidities
solidity (current term)
solidlike
solidly
solidness
solidnesses
solids
solidum
solidums
solidungula
solidungular
solidungulate
solidungulous
solidus
soliferrum
solifidian

Literary usage of Solidity

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke (1894)
"IDEA OF solidity. i. THE idea of solidity we receive by our touch: and it BOOK n. arises from the resistance which we find in body to the „ " . ..."

2. A Treatise of Human Nature by David Hume (1874)
"Locke gets out of the difficulty by Ms doctrine of solidity. In which he equivocates between body Locke is body 'in itself or as the real)—and it is clearly ..."

3. The Classical Psychologists: Selections Illustrating Psychology from by Benjamin Rand (1912)
"The idea of solidity we receive by our touch; and it arises from the ... There is no idea which we receive more constantly from sensation than solidity. ..."

4. A Treatise of Human Nature: Being an Attempt to Introduce the Experimental by David Hume (1890)
"In order to form an idea of solidity we must conceive two bodies pressing on each ... Of solidity, then, the ultimate determination of the supposed real, ..."

5. Modern Classical Philosophers: Selections Illustrating Modern Philosophy by Benjamin Rand (1908)
"The idea of solidity we receive by our touch; and it arises from the ... There is no idea which we receive more constantly from sensation than solidity. ..."

6. Modern Classical Philosophers: Selections Illustrating Modern Philosophy by Benjamin Rand (1908)
"The idea of solidity we receive by our touch; and it arises from the ... There is no idea which we receive more constantly from sensation than solidity. ..."

7. Modern Classical Philosophers: Selections Illustrating Modern Philosophy by Benjamin Rand (1908)
"The idea of solidity we receive by our touch; and it arises from the ... There is no idea which we receive more constantly from sensation than solidity. ..."

8. An essay concerning human understanding by John Locke (1823)
"The most considerable of those belonging to the touch, are heat, and cold, and solidity; all the rest, consisting almost wholly ..."

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