Quick answer
"Fluid" is a noun which is often translated as "el fluido", and "milk" is a noun which is often translated as "la leche". Learn more about the difference between "fluid" and "milk" below.
fluid(
flu
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ihd
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1.
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
(technical)
(physics)
a. el fluido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Archimedes' principle talks about forces exerted on a body immersed in a fluid.El principio de Arquímedes habla acerca de las fuerzas ejercidas sobre un cuerpo inmerso en un fluido.
2. (mechanics)
a. el líquido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
It is critical to check your brake fluid regularly.Es fundamental revisar el líquido para frenos con regularidad.
3. (physiology)
a. el líquido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The pregnant woman's water broke and amniotic fluid spilled on the floor.La mujer embarazada rompió aguas y el líquido amniótico se derramó por el piso.
b. el fluido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You are able to keep your balance because of the fluids in your ears.Puedes mantener el equilibrio gracias a los fluidos de tus oídos.
4. (nourishment)
a. el líquido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
When you get sick, make sure to drink plenty of fluids.Cuando enfermas, hay que tomar muchos líquidos.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
5. (liquid)
a. fluido
This metal has a low melting point, so it remains fluid at room temperature.Este metal tiene un punto de fusión bajo, por lo que permanece fluido a temperatura ambiente.
6. (elegant)
a. fluido
The ballerina's fluid movements kept the audience captivated.Los movimientos fluidos de la bailarina mantuvieron cautivados a los espectadores.
7. (finance)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. líquido
He converted all his fluid assets into cash to avoid declaring bankruptcy.Convirtió todo su activo líquido en efectivo para evitar tener que declararse en quiebra.
8. (that can change easily)
a. flexible
The boundaries between both disciplines are very fluid.Los límites entre ambas disciplinas son muy flexibles.
b. inestable
The political situation is very fluid now that we have dethroned the dictator.La situación política es muy inestable ahora que hemos derrocado al dictador.
c. variable
All the jurors' opinions were fluid and subject to change after the lawyers presented their cases.Las opiniones de todos los jurados fueron variables y sujetos a cambio después de que los abogados presentaron sus casos.
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milk(
mihlk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (liquid)
a. la leche
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(from a mammal)
Milk helps make growing children's bones stronger.La leche ayuda a fortalecer los huesos de los niños en etapa de crecimiento.
b. la leche
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(from a plant or seed)
The best curries are made with coconut milk.Los mejores currys se hacen con leche de coco.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to extract milk from)
a. ordeñar
My job was to milk the cows in the morning.Mi trabajo era ordeñar las vacas en la mañana.
3. (to extract venom from)
a. extraer el veneno de
The snakes are milked and the venom is then purified.Se les extrae el veneno de las víboras y luego se purifica.
4. (exploit)
a. exprimir
Those traitors are milking the company from the inside.Esos traidores están exprimiendo la empresa desde dentro.
b. chupar
His children milked him for all he was worth.Sus hijos le chuparon hasta el último centavo.
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