Translation of "fluid" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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fluidnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈfluː.ɪd/ us /ˈfluː.ɪd/

C2 a substance that flows and is not solid

液体;流质
If you have a fever you should drink plenty of fluids. 如果发烧,应多喝流质。
The virus is contracted through exchange of bodily fluids (= liquids, such as blood, that come from the human body). 这种病毒通过体液感染。

More examples

  • The patient was severely dehydrated and needed fluids urgently.
  • These tanks are used for storing fluids such as oil, petrol and kerosene.
  • Keep all your household cleaning fluids where children cannot reach them.
  • Your stomach produces a large quantity of gastric fluid.
  • There's some kind of thick fluid oozing from the trunk of the tree.

fluidadjective

uk /ˈfluː.ɪd/ us /ˈfluː.ɪd/

fluid adjective (MOVEMENT)

C2 smooth and continuous

流畅的
fluid movements 流畅的动作

fluid adjective (LIKELY TO CHANGE)

If situations, ideas, or plans are fluid, they are not fixed and are likely to change, often repeatedly and unexpectedly.

(情况、想法或计划)不固定的,易变的
The military situation is still very fluid. 军事局势依然很不稳定。

(Translation of “fluid” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)