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Fluid

Fluid

WordNet



adjective


(1)   Subject to change; variable
"A fluid situation fraught with uncertainty"
"Everything was unstable following the coup"
(2)   Affording change (especially in social status)
"Britain is not a truly fluid society"
"Upwardly mobile"
(3)   In cash or easily convertible to cash
"Liquid (or fluid) assets"
(4)   Smooth and unconstrained in movement
"A long, smooth stride"
"The fluid motion of a cat"
"The liquid grace of a ballerina"
(5)   Characteristic of a fluid; capable of flowing and easily changing shape

noun


(6)   A continuous amorphous substance that tends to flow and to conform to the outline of its container: a liquid or a gas
(7)   A substance that is fluid at room temperature and pressure
Wiktonary



Etymology


From < , akin to Ancient Greek .

Noun


  1. Any state of matter which can flow with relative ease, tends to assume the shape of its container, and obeys Bernoulli's principle; a liquid, gas or plasma

Adjective



  1. Of, or relating to fluid.
  2. In a state of flux; subject to change.
  3. Moving smoothly, or giving the impression of a liquid in motion.
  4. Convertible into cash.

Verb