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fluid US English

A substance that has no fixed shape and yields easily to external pressure; a gas or (especially) a liquid

fluid US Thesaurus

the fluid seeps up the tube

body fluid US English

The aqueous fluid contained within the body; the total amount of this; (as a count noun) any fluid contained in or excreted or secreted by the body (blood, haemolymph, cerebrospinal fluid, urine, semen, etc.).

brake fluid US English

Fluid used in a hydraulic brake system

ethyl fluid US English

An anti-knock petrol additive in which tetraethyl lead is the active ingredient and primary constituent.

fluid ounce US English

A unit of capacity equal to one sixteenth of a US pint (approximately 0.03 liter)

ideal fluid US English

A hypothetical fluid that has no viscosity (no internal friction) and is incompressible.

gender-fluid US English

Denoting or relating to a person who does not identify themselves as having a fixed gender

masking fluid US English

A latex-based fluid used in watercolour painting to keep certain areas free of paint.

Müller's fluid US English

An aqueous solution of potassium dichromate and sodium sulphate used for fixing and hardening tissue samples.

tissue fluid US English

Extracellular fluid that bathes the cells of most tissues, arriving via blood capillaries and being removed via the lymphatic vessels

amniotic fluid US English

The fluid surrounding a fetus within the amnion

electric fluid US English

A subtle, imponderable, all-pervading fluid that was formerly thought to be the cause of electrical phenomena. Also figurative. Compare earlier electric fire.

fluid mechanics US English

The branch of mechanics dealing with the properties of fluids in various states and with their reaction to forces acting upon them

prostatic fluid US English

An alkaline fluid secreted by the prostate gland during ejaculation that forms part of the semen

correction fluid US English

An opaque liquid painted over a typed or written error so as to leave a blank space for the insertion of the correct character

electrical fluid US English

= electric fluid.

pericardial fluid US English

The serous fluid secreted by the inner layer of the pericardium.

cerebrospinal fluid US English

Clear watery fluid that fills the space between the arachnoid membrane and the pia mater

fluid drachm in drachm US English

A liquid measure formerly used by apothecaries, equivalent to 60 minims or one eighth of a fluid ounce

semifluid US English

Having a thick consistency between solid and liquid