Fluid

/floo'uhd/

Sense: Noun


  1. A substance that is fluid at room temperature and pressure.

  2. Continuous amorphous matter that tends to flow and to conform to the outline of its container: a liquid or a gas.

Sense: Adjective


  1. Subject to change; variable.

    1. A fluid situation fraught with uncertainty.
    2. Everything was unstable following the coup.
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  2. Characteristic of a fluid; capable of flowing and easily changing shape.

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  3. In cash or easily convertible to cash.

    1. Liquid (or fluid) assets.
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  4. Smooth and unconstrained in movement.

    1. A long, smooth stride.
    2. The fluid motion of a cat.
    3. The liquid grace of a ballerina.
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Pronunciation
Syllable Hyphenation
flu•id
IPA Transcription
/fɫu'ʌd/
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