Meaning of FLUID in English


[] adj [F or L; F fluide, fr. L fluidus, fr. fluere to flow; akin to Gk phlyzein to boil over] (1603) 1 a: having particles that easily move and change their relative position without a separation of the mass and that easily yield to pressure: capable of flowing b: subject to change or movement "boundaries became ~"

2: characterized by or employing a smooth easy style "the ballerina's ~ movements" 3 a: available for a different use b: liquid

4. "~ assets" -- adv -- n

[2]fluid n (1661): a substance (as a liquid or gas) tending to flow or conform to the outline of its container -- adj -- adv

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