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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.

fluidadjective

 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)







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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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fluidadjective

uk   us   /ˈfluː.ɪd/
(Definition of fluid from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © 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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