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fluid

noun [C/U]  us   /ˈflu·ɪd/
a substance that flows and is not solid: [U] The doctor drained some fluid from her lungs. medical Fluids are liquids that you drink: [C] Dr. Tay says I need rest and lots of fluids.

fluid

adjective  us   /ˈflu·əd/
having a flowing or changing quality: a dancer’s fluid movements The situation remains fluid – we offered her the job, but she hasn’t responded yet.
Translations of “fluid”
in Arabic سائل…
in Korean 액체…
in Malaysian cecair…
in French fluide, liquide…
in Turkish sıvı…
in Italian liquido…
in Chinese (Traditional) 液體, 流質…
in Russian жидкость…
in Polish płyn, płyny…
in Vietnamese một chất lỏng nào đó, chất lỏng…
in Spanish fluido, líquido…
in Portuguese fluido, líquido…
in Thai ของเหลว…
in German die Flüssigkeit…
in Catalan líquid…
in Japanese 液体…
in Indonesian encer, cairan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 液体, 流质…
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