How to use Solidity in a sentence
Solidity of mass and simplicity of detail are among the characteristics of this period.
The family was distinguished for piety, uprightness, and solidity of character.
The coalitions, once so brittle as to break at the first strain, had now been hammered into solidity by his blows.
In the Mandaean representation the sky is an ocean of water, pure and clear, but of more than adamantine solidity, upon which the stars and planets sail.
It is only the great solidity of this coffer which has preserved the contents.Advertisement
They are both deficient in solidity and in permanent interest.
By the close of the 16th century a committee of cardinals was appointed under the name of the " Congregatio de propaganda fide," to give unity and solidity to the work of missions.
The nature and extent of his studies, the solidity of his work, and the philosophic spirit which animates both, explain the enthusiasm with which the earlier volumes of Bancroft were received.
Some of the levees, especially those in swampy regions where outlet bayous are closed, are of extraordinary solidity and dimensions, being 20 to 40 ft.
If the life of the city went on uninterruptedly even during the many changes of government and the almost endemic civil war, it was owing to the solidity of the gilds, who could carry on the administration without a government.Advertisement
Not but that the reading of it necessarily requires so much attention, and the public is disposed to give so little, that I shall still doubt for some time of its being at first very popular, but it has depth, and solidity, and acuteness, and is so much illustrated by curious facts that it must at last attract the public attention."
Although, among other obstacles, the popes of the 12th century had experienced some difficulty in subduing the inhabitants of the city, which was the seat and centre of the of the Christian world, their monarchy did not cease to gain in authority, solidity and prestige, and the work of centralization, which was gradually making them masters of the whole ecclesiastical organism, was accomplished steadily and without serious interruption.
In the nature and extent of his studies, in the solidity of his work, and in the philosophic spirit which animated his life he ranks as the foremost historian of the United States, and as an American historian second to none of his European contemporaries in the same line.
It was probably due to the strength and solidity of the executive administration organized, during his lifetime, by Abdur Rahman that, for the first time in the records of the dynasty founded by Ahmad Shah in the latter part of the 18th century, his death was not followed by disputes over the succession or by civil war.
Two faults, however, marred the workfirst, the shapes were clumsy and unpleasing, being copied from bronzes whose solidity justified forms unsuited to thin enamelled vessels; secondly, the colors, sombre and somewhat impure, lacked the glow and mellowness that give decorative superiority to the technically inferior Chinese enamels of the later Ming and early Tsing eras.Advertisement
In a few instances only do we find them making use of a whitish limestone wrongly called travertine, which, though inferior to the similar material so largely employed at Rome, was better adapted than the ordinary tufa for purposes where great solidity was required.
He refused to support Mr Gladstone's Home Rule Bill in 1885, and was one of those who chiefly contributed to its rejection, and whose reputation for unbending integrity and intellectual eminence gave solidity to the Liberal Unionist party.
It would have been a great advantage for the solidity of the Arabian empire if it had confined itself within the limits of those old Semitic lands, with perhaps the addition of Egypt.
It is impossible to read the speeches of Vergniaud without being convinced of the solidity of his education, and in particular of the wide range of his knowledge of the classics, and of his acquaintance - familiar and sympathetic - with ancient philosophy and history.
He had a pupil living with him at Rhijnsburg whose character seemed to him lacking in solidity and discretion.Advertisement
For some years past, however, it .has been occasionally mixed with pieces of inferior opium, like that of Yoghourma, recognizable on cutting by their solidity and heavy character.
On the other hand, " solidity, extension, figure and motion would," he assumes, " be really in the world as they are, whether there were any sensible being to perceive them or not."
This conception Grotius took, and gave it additional force and solidity by using the principles of this natural law for the determination of international rights and duties, it being obvious that independent nations, in their corporate capacities, were still in that " state of nature " in their mutual relations.
His correspondence as a spiritual adviser was enormous; his deserved reputation for piety and for solidity of character made him the chosen confessor to whom large numbers of men and women unburdened their doubts and their sins.
Double microscopes, which produce a correct impression of the solidity of the object, must project upright images.Advertisement
He no longer seemed stout, though he still had the appearance of solidity and strength hereditary in his family.
The Sumerians cast the heads of their lions in copper, not always with successful results, and filled them with bitumen and clay (like the image in " Bel and the Dragon," which was " clay within and brass without ") to give them solidity.
The architect of private dwellings attached more importance to satin-surfaced boards and careful joinery than to any appearance of strength or solidity.
This gives a feeling of light airiness contrasting with the massive solidity of the rest of the church.
Probably not, but its survival is a running testament of the solidity of these Sixties family holdalls.
God gave the solidity of the marital union out of His love for mankind.
It has no more solidity or truth than a photograph.
Georgia senator William H Crawford's followers added further solidity to the party's base.
Crookes had a good match and hopefully will bring some solidity to the back four which still concedes too many goals.
Colors lack just a little solidity and some scenes evidence a fair amount of grain.
Run your palm across the textured fascia, feel the solidity of the controls, and you'd swear someone else made it.
Lynn are clearly missing the defensive solidity of Grant Cooper, without whom they have conceded seven goals in two games.
The grid symbolizing the roots is open, and contrasts both with the apparent solidity of the sun and with its differing geometry.
To give the armor more solidity the horizontal sections of the plates were joined together by vertical rows of thick silk cords.
Our institutions and our legal system have gained greater solidity.
Its appearance of massive solidity was, belied by the facts.
Despite their physical solidity there is a sense in which the murals have always been in a state of flux.
His favourite argument against any reform was to appeal to the Pyramids as an immutable proof of the solidity of Egypt financially and politically.
His Scotch and Gallic strains of ancestry are evident; his countenance was decidedly Scotch; his nervous speech and bearing and vehement temperament rather French; in his mind, agility, clarity and penetration were matched with logical solidity.
But otherwise this was a triumph for a batting style which values solidity and balance over soft-shoe shuffles.
The image on the left demonstrates the solidity of the walls of this slender church.
Lack of creaks and rattles is often directly related to body stiffness and earlier I mentioned the solidity of the new load floor structure.
The two houses which he has erected will bear comparison with any in Oxford for solidity of material and originality and excellence of design.
Georgia senator William H Crawford 's followers added further solidity to the party 's base.
Run your palm across the textured fascia, feel the solidity of the controls, and you 'd swear someone else made it.
Solidity ratios from 0 to 1.0 are in general catered for.
The center pairing of Marco and Louis is giving us a solidity in the middle of the field that we used to lack.
The whimsical nature of the objects is balanced by the solidity of the stone.
The reassuring warmth, solidity and strength from an outside force will help your body know that there is nothing to be afraid of.
Mutable signs do not feature the solidity of the fixed quadruplicity, nor do they possess the drive of the cardinal, but their predilection towards adapting makes them eager to learn and solution-oriented.
The steel shank, moisture-wicking shaft and Goodyear Welt construction all add to the solidity and all-day comfort.
Architectural variety and solidity are favoured in the buildings of the city by a wealth of beautiful building stones of varied colours (limestones, sandstones, lavas, granites and marbles), in addition to which bricks and Roman tiles are employed.
The salt of Wieliczka is well known for its purity and solidity, but has generally a grey or blackish colour.
His sermons were not remarkable for eloquence, but a certain solidity and balance of judgment, an absence of partisanship, a sobriety of expression combined with clearness and force of diction, attracted hearers and inspired them with confidence.
The fact that the Poles possessed a well-drilled army of 23,800 foot, 6800 horFe and 108 guns, which they were able to recruit to a total strength of 80,821 men with 158 guns, gave solidity to the rising.