How to use Solidly in a sentence
The car remained solidly in place.
Such a kingdom as this needed only attack from a more solidly organized power to be shattered.
The lake freezes usually at the end of December, or in the beginning of January, so solidly that a temporary post-horse station is erected on the ice in the middle of the lake, and it remains frozen till the second half of May.
The line, stations, sheds and stores are all solidly built, and the rolling stock is sufficient and of the best quality.
She struggled to mount behind one of the guards shielding her, when an attacker's blow landed solidly against his horse's flank.Advertisement
When the troops landed in England, half clothed and half shod, their leader's conduct of the campaign was at first blamed, but his reputation as a general rests solidly upon these facts, that when Napoleon in person, having nearly 300,000 men in Spain, had stretched forth his hand to seize Portugal and Andalusia, Moore with 30,000, forced him to withdraw it, and follow him to Corunna, escaping at the same time from his grasp. Certainly a notable achievement.
Its reasonings were solidly founded on the principle of the relativity of motion.
For a few moments the car hung there, the back half solidly on the ground, the front hanging precariously over the cliff.
Thus Dominic was at his death able to contemplate his great creation solidly established, and well launched on its career to preach to the whole world.
Within two years the whole area, solidly rebuilt and with widened and straightened streets, showed no traces of the ruin except an appearance superior in all respects to that presented before the fire.Advertisement
His troops were entrenching themselves solidly in face of the invaders both at Helles and at Anzac, so that his antagonists would be obliged to storm lines of earthworks whenever they should attempt to make further progress.
The tempestuous weather, moreover, created serious damage at most of the landing-places, where solidly constructed jetties were in some instances completely demolished by the seas.
There abound "beautifully laid out gardens, public and private, and solidly constructed roads, some of them bordered with bamboos and other delicately-fronded trees, and fringed with the luxuriant growth of semi-tropical vegetation."
The arrangements for this purpose vary, of course, with the amount of work to be done with one fixing of the machinery; where it is likely to be used for a considerable time, the drum and brake are solidly constructed, and the ropes of steel or iron wire carefully guided over friction rollers, placed at intervals between the rails to prevent them from chafing and wearing out on the ground.
The city is solidly and regularly built, the houses being of stone and the stream that flows through the town being spanned by several stone bridges.Advertisement
The old Spanish edifices were very solidly constructed of stone, and private residences were provided with iron gates and window guards strong enough to withstand an ordinary assault.
These weirs, if solidly constructed, possess the advantages of simplicity, strength and durability, and require no superintendence.
Notwithstanding that Quebec was almost solidly Roman Catholic the Rouges sternly resisted clerical pressure; they appealed to the courts and had certain elections voided on the ground of undue clerical influence, and at length persuaded the pope to send out a delegate to Canada, through whose inquiry into the circumstances the abuses were checked and the zeal of the ultramontanes restrained.
The support, in the technical sense, must be of stone solidly joined to the table; but, if this support consist of columns, the intervals may be filled with other materials, e.g.
The town is unusually well and solidly built, good stone being obtained near at hand.Advertisement
A membranaceous carapace separates the Euco piidae from the more solidly invested Lophogastridae.
The city occupies a conspicuous hill, and presents a fine appearance from the sea; it is solidly built of excellent stone.
No other way out for them is apparent, and it is clear that Edrioaster was not permanently and solidly fixed to the sea-floor.
Remains of what was probably the ancient citadel are still to be seen, consisting of an oblong or oval line of fortification, solidly and regularly built.
If a planet rotates on its axis so rapidly as to have a considerable ellipticity, and if it has satellites revolving very near the plane of the equator, the combined actions of the sun and of the equatorial protuberances may be such that the whole system will rotate almost as if the planes of revolution of the satellites were solidly fixed to the plane of the equator.Advertisement
The church is solidly built of brick covered with stone ashlar some five inches thick overall.
Carmen who played the front nine solidly in both rounds rued a double bogey six on the long 12th hole in both rounds.
However, I won't guarantee that it is not (a) solidly choked, (b) collapsed anyway.
The outward and homeward loops cross over in front of the somber Clubhouse, set in an ancient, solidly built sheepfold.
The rest of the cast all perform solidly with Jack Galagher making his character of Lee into a particularly slimy unethical scientist.
I can assure you I am solidly committed to the long-term stability of our Club.
After passing a flooded winze on the left, the adit reaches Williams Shaft which is solidly filled.
The line, stations, sheds and stores are all solidly built, and the rolling stock is sufficient and of the best quality (see further under Finance, below).
The more modern constructions of the Colonia Juarez and other new residence districts are more attractive and pretentious in appearance, but are less solidly built.
At this point a papyrus of stories written in the popular language of the Middle Kingdom provided Erman with a stepping-stone from Old Egyptian to the Late Egyptian of the Neuagyptische Grammatik, and gave the connections that would bind solidly together the whole structtire of Egyptian grammar (see Sprache des Papyrus Westcar, 1889).
The native town is yearly extending, and though most of the inhabitants are small shop-keepers and coolies of the lowest class, the houses are for the most part well and solidly built of stone.
The area was originally solidly middle class, but had soon begun to acquire a shabby-genteel flavor.
The most popular advice is for parents to attempt to keep their infant from napping during daytime hours in hope that he or she will sleep more solidly through the night.
Refrigerator freezers today are much more energy efficient, lighter and more solidly built than previous models.
Moreover, a solidly unique feline name will become a conversational topic.
Everyone believed that the now 15-year-old child star had her feet solidly planted in recovery, but just a short time later, Drew began abusing drugs again and in 1989, attempted suicide by slashing her wrists.
Brands known for solidly built grooming tables for larger dogs include Groomers Best, Edemco, Petlift and Masterlift.
These "endurotech" suits are solidly constructed to withstand the most hectic training schedules.
Mesh is less protective than a solidly woven fabric.
Additionally, don't be worried if the sarong has a bright pattern, as more often than not, patterns can be quite attractive when paired with a solidly colored swimsuit.
They are solidly structured but fabulously functional in dynamic, on-trend colors and fabrics.
These classically styled bags are solidly constructed and made with top quality materials.
Gatschet herself could not be further from Madison's crazy ways, as she is grounded solidly in life.
This watch features a large, round face, and is elegant yet solidly constructed.
There's no way to do this hesitantly, especially since the base depends on the momentum of the flyer's jump to push her up into the air, feet held solidly together.
He grabbed her and pulled her toward him, not before catching a lick or two solidly on his aching elbow.
The trade union bureaucracy For nine days the working class was solidly behind the miners.