fluid fluid  /f ˈlu əd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a substance that is fluid at room temperature and pressure
  2. (n) continuous amorphous matter that tends to flow and to conform to the outline of its container: a liquid or a gas
  3. (adj) subject to change; variable
  4. (adj) characteristic of a fluid; capable of flowing and easily changing shape
  5. (adj) smooth and unconstrained in movement
  6. (adj) in cash or easily convertible to cash
  7. (adj) affording change (especially in social status)

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Usage(s):

  1. He got the temperature down three more degrees, but could not solidify the helium fluid.
  2. He came to believe that anything that blocked the flow of this fluid could cause physical and mental distress.
  3. The doctors then drained the fluid, now mixed with barbiturates, back into the flask.

News

  1. BLACOH Global Expansion Continues in 2013

    BLACOH Fluid Control, Inc., a leading manufacturer of fluid control products, recently announced two key additions to the management team as part of the company’s continued expansion in domestic and international markets. Alfredo D’Souza has been named Business Development Manager for BLACOH's new sales regions serving Canada, the Middle East and India. Alfredo (“Alfie&rdquo ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  2. Research and Markets: The Global Computational Fluid Dynamics Market Expected To Post A CAGR Of 13.33 Percent during ...

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Computational Fluid Dynamics Market 2012-2016" report to t
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Airport de-icing fluid disposal plan gets hearing

    Airport de-icing fluid disposal plan gets hearing Residents living near the Grand Rapids airport on Thursday had their first opportunity to publicly air concerns about the facility's plans to dispose of a chemical used to melt snow and ice on aircraft. AP Wire Grand rapids Jun 9, 2013 googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display("dfp-ad-ght300x250"); }); About 250 Kent County residents ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Grand Haven Tribune

Quotes

  1. "This is a very fluid process," said Riley, who wore his 2006 NBA championship ring, one of seven he owns. "We've had five meetings across the country in the span of 40 hours. We will continue with the process. It's still early in free...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Pat Riley Source: The Associated Press

  2. "We can sip most of the fluid out of these cups and we no longer have to drink our beverages sucking through a straw in a pouch," Pettit said.
    on Nov 27, 2008 By: Don Pettit Source: Reuters Canada

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