English adjective: fluid
|1.||fluid subject to change; variable|
|Samples||A fluid situation fraught with uncertainty.|
Everything was unstable following the coup.
|2.||fluid characteristic of a fluid; capable of flowing and easily changing shape|
|3.||fluid smooth and unconstrained in movement|
|Samples||A long, smooth stride.|
The fluid motion of a cat.
The liquid grace of a ballerina.
|Synonyms||fluent, liquid, smooth|
|4.||fluid in cash or easily convertible to cash|
|Samples||Liquid (or fluid) assets.|
|5.||fluid affording change (especially in social status)|
|Samples||Britain is not a truly fluid society.|
English noun: fluid
|1.||fluid (substance) a substance that is fluid at room temperature and pressure|
|Narrower (hyponym)||coolant, filtrate, ichor, liquid|
|2.||fluid (substance) continuous amorphous matter that tends to flow and to conform to the outline of its container: a liquid or a gas|
|Narrower (hyponym)||gas, liquid|