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"The whole problem of energy sources is going to be solved by little solutions, not by some big new piece of technology that does everything. We got into this crisis by believing that we had one big piece of technology that would do everything (oil)."
- Gregory Benford

Solido  
  Abbr. for solidograph; a device that produced a solid three dimensional image.  

See also solidograph.

We might as well have stayed on Earth and studied the solidos, for all the good this traveling does you.
From Chance of a Lifetime, by Milton Lesser.
Published by Super Science Fiction in 1956
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Science fiction fans are probably most familiar with this term from Frank Herbert's Dune:

A solido tri-d projection appeared on the table surface about a third of the way down from the Duke.

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