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fluidnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈfluː.ɪd/  us   /ˈfluː.ɪd/
C2 a substance that flows and is not solid: If you have a fever you should drink plenty of fluids. power steering fluid The virus is contracted through exchange of bodily fluids (= liquids, such as blood, that come from the human body).

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fluidadjective

uk   /ˈfluː.ɪd/  us   /ˈfluː.ɪd/
(Definition of fluid from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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fluidnoun [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.

fluidadjective

 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.
(Definition of fluid from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fluid”
in Korean 액체…
in Arabic سائل…
in Malaysian cecair…
in French fluide, liquide…
in Russian жидкость…
in Chinese (Traditional) 液體, 流質…
in Italian liquido…
in Turkish sıvı…
in Polish płyn, płyny…
in Spanish fluido, líquido…
in Vietnamese một chất lỏng nào đó, chất lỏng…
in Portuguese fluido, líquido…
in Thai ของเหลว…
in German die Flüssigkeit…
in Catalan líquid…
in Japanese 液体…
in Chinese (Simplified) 液体, 流质…
in Indonesian encer, cairan…
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