fluid Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “fluid” in the English Dictionary

"fluid" in British English

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fluidnoun [C or U]

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

fluid adjective (MOVEMENT)

C2 smooth and ​continuous: fluid ​movements

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: The ​militarysituation is still very fluid.
(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 ​doctordrained some fluid from her ​lungs. medical Fluids are ​liquids that you ​drink: [C] Dr. Tay says I need ​rest and ​lots of fluids.


 us   /ˈflu·əd/
having a ​flowing or ​changingquality: a dancer’s fluid ​movements The ​situationremains fluid – we ​offered her the ​job, but she hasn’t ​respondedyet.
(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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