Definitions for FLuidˈflu ɪd
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a substance, as a liquid or gas, that is capable of flowing and that changes its shape at a steady rate when acted upon by a force.
Category: Hydraulogy, Physics
(adj.)pertaining to a substance that easily changes its shape; capable of flowing.
consisting of or pertaining to fluids.
changing easily or readily; not fixed, stable, or rigid.
smooth and flowing:
convertible into cash; liquid:
Category: Common Vocabulary, Business
* Synonym: See liquid.
Origin of fluid:
1595–1605; < L fluidus flowing freely, der. of fluere to flow
a substance that is fluid at room temperature and pressure
continuous amorphous matter that tends to flow and to conform to the outline of its container: a liquid or a gas
subject to change; variable
"a fluid situation fraught with uncertainty"; "everything was unstable following the coup"
characteristic of a fluid; capable of flowing and easily changing shape
fluent, fluid, liquid, smooth(adj)
smooth and unconstrained in movement
"a long, smooth stride"; "the fluid motion of a cat"; "the liquid grace of a ballerina"
in cash or easily convertible to cash
"liquid (or fluid) assets"
affording change (especially in social status)
"Britain is not a truly fluid society"; "upwardly mobile"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
smooth and graceful
able or likely to change easily
Our plans are fluid at the moment.; the fluidity of the dancers' movements
Any substance which can flow with relative ease, tends to assume the shape of its container, and obeys Bernoulli's principle; a liquid, gas or plasma
Of, or relating to fluid.
In a state of flux; subject to change.
Moving smoothly, or giving the impression of a liquid in motion.
Convertible into cash.
having particles which easily move and change their relative position without a separation of the mass, and which easily yield to pressure; capable of flowing; liquid or gaseous
a fluid substance; a body whose particles move easily among themselves
Translations for FLuid
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
able to flow like a liquid
a fluid substance.
- líquidoPortuguese (BR)
- υγρός, ρευστόςGreek
- fluido, líquidoSpanish
- skystas, takusLithuanian
- flytende, væske-Norwegian
- ciekły, płynnyPolish
- 流體的Chinese (Trad.)
- سیّال کی طرح بہنے والاUrdu
- thuộc chất lưuVietnamese
- 流体的Chinese (Simp.)
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