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固体, こたい

  • kotai


noun (common) (futsuumeishi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'

  • solid (body)
  • solid matter
  • solid-state

Examples of 固体,こたい in a Sentence

When a solid melts, it becomes liquid.
Water in a solid state is called ice.
Water is liquid. When it freezes, it becomes solid.
Matter can exist as a solid, liquid, or gas.
The common state of this matter is solid.
Water becomes solid when it freezes.
The process by which substances are turned directly from a solid state into a gas is called sublimation.
I tried this and that, blending yellow with white powders and obtaining brown, mixing crystals with powders and getting dust, combining liquids with solids and making mud.
When water freezes and becomes solid, we call it ice.

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