fluid
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈfluɪd/, [ˈfluwɪd], /ˈflʊɪ̯d/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈfluɪd/, [ˈfluwɪd]
  • (obsolete) IPA: /ˈfljuɪd/
Noun

fluid

  1. Any substance which can flow with relative ease, tends to assume the shape of its container, and obeys Bernoulli's principle; a liquid, gas or plasma.
  2. (specifically, medicine, colloquial, typically in the plural) Intravenous fluids.
Translations Adjective

fluid

  1. (not comparable) Of or relating to fluid.
  2. In a state of flux; subject to change.
  3. Moving smoothly, or giving the impression of a liquid in motion.
  4. (of an asset) Convertible into cash.
  5. (rare) Genderfluid.
    • 2017, Rick Riordan, Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor (ISBN 978-1-4231-6092-2), page 274 (the genderfluid character Alex Fierro is speaking):
      “Oh, Loki made sure of that. My mortal parents blamed him for the way I was, for being fluid.”
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