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Fluid

Definition of fluid:

part of speech: adjective

Consisting of particles which move and change their relative position without separation on the slightest pressure; capable of flowing; liquid or gaseous; as, water and air are fluid substances.

part of speech: adjective

Not solid; liquid or gaseous.

part of speech: noun

A liquid or gaseous substance.

part of speech: noun

Fluidity, fluidness.

part of speech: noun

A substance which flows.

part of speech: adjective

Capable of flowing; liquid or gaseous.

part of speech: noun

A body whose particles on the slightest pressure move and change their relative position without separation; a body which yields to the slightest pressure; a liquid or gas; opposed to a solid; as, air, water, blood, chyle, are fluids. Fluids are divided into liquids, such as water and bodies in the form of water; and gaseous bodies, or aeriform fluids. Liquids have been also termed non- elastic fluids, for although they are not altogether void of elasticity, they possess it only in a small degree. Air and aeriform bodies have been called elastic fluids on account of their great elasticity.

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