Meaning of FLUID in English


Any liquid or gas that cannot sustain a shearing force when at rest and that undergoes a continuous change in shape (see flow) when subjected to such a stress .

Compressed fluids exert an outward pressure that is perpendicular to the walls of their containers. A perfect fluid lacks viscosity , but real fluids do not.


[c mediumvioletred] (as used in expressions)

cerebrospinal fluid

{{link=fluid mechanics">fluid mechanics

Britannica English dictionary.      Английский словарь Британика.