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American English: /ˈfluɪd/
British English: /ˈfluːɪd/

Translation of fluid in Spanish:


uncountable and countable
  • 1 (Physics, Technology) hydraulic/brake fluid
    líquido (masculine) hidráulico/de frenos
    Example sentences
    • Gold can form soluble compounds with these substances and so the fluids will leach it out of rocks.
    • The bakery owners later gave up their lease after it emerged that the liquid had in fact been body fluids from the two men.
    • I was on a drip because obviously I had no fluids in my body, the only liquid was alcohol.


  • 1 1.1
    Example sentences
    • It spilled out from her fingers in the form of a fluid silver substance and flooded the man's leg down to the marrow of his bone.
    • Miro, Louis and Poons showed the strikingly different effects that could be obtained by pouring a fluid substance down a canvas.
    • Adding additional calcium to dairy formulations is an option and one currently adopted by processors of all sorts from cheese to ice cream to fluid milk.
    Example sentences
    • The juggling and rope acts were hypnotic; the costume, staging and music are all original and often beautiful; the performances fluid and graceful.
    • Christopher fought with a fluid elegance, every move graceful and balanced.
    • There is an easy elegance here, a fluid readability, and a lucid, completely unaffected, eloquence of one who is at ease with herself.
  • 2 (not stable or fixed) our plans are still very fluid
    aún no hemos concretado nuestros planes
    the political situation is fluid
    la situación política es muy incierta
  • 3 (US) (Finance)
    Example sentences
    • This is a very fluid political situation in a very unusual state.
    • We now also have a much more fluid political situation.
    • I'm just reminded that political definitions are fluid, and shift with the times.
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