solid substance

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The food consisted of about a pound of some solid substance of the consistency of cheese and almost tasteless, while the liquid was apparently milk from some animal.
A few inches below the surface of the sand I encountered a solid substance that had the feel of wood beneath the sharp steel.
It was a dark night, and the lights of the motor-cars cut as sharply through the blackness as knives would cut through solid substance.
Not a drop of liquid, not the smallest atom of any solid substance, remained in it.
It is much softer, more transparent, and contains more animal matter, than the natural incrustation at Ascension; but we here again see the strong tendency which carbonate of lime and animal matter evince to form a solid substance allied to shell.
The turnpike lamp was a blur, quite out of the lamp's usual place apparently, and its rays looked solid substance on the fog.
He had accidently inhaled zinc oxide which later turned into a solid substance and blocked his nostrils.
It is a colourless or White colour nature solid substance.
Sometimes it will be made of a glassy rock, formed when the molten earth cooled, other times it may be made of tiny pieces of rock or shells which have been compacted together into a solid substance.
Love's suitcase was found to contain six rum cake boxes which were filled with a solid substance later found to be more than 12kg of herbal cannabis.
Asim he had spoken to Corps Commander and DG Rangers who told him that there were some serious complaints against the Sindh HEC chairman; but the CM found the details to be generic, without solid substance.
I knew professional footballs were not made of Nerf or some more solid substance, and had to be blown up, but I was amazed to learn there was a rule about ball pressure.