fluid
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fluid(
flu
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ihd
)
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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fluid
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
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).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (general)
a. fluido(a)
a fluid situationuna situación inestable
fluid ounceonza líquida ( 28,4 ml;, 29,6ml)
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fluid [ˈfluːɪd]
adjective
[+substance, movement] fluido; [+plan, arrangements] flexible; [+opinions] variable;
noun
(Fís) fluido (m); (Fisiol) fluido (m); líquido (m)
drink plenty of fluids tome mucho líquido; beba mucho
modifier
fluid ounce (n) onza (f) líquida
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fluid flow
The word fluid is the imperative form of fluir in the second person plural. See the full fluir conjugation.
fluir
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fluir(
flweer
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to stream)
a. to flow
El agua del río fluye hacia el océano.The water from the river flows into the ocean.
b. to run
El agua empezó a fluir más rápido a medida que descendíamos por los rápidos.The water started to run faster while we descended through the rapids.
2. (to arise)
a. to flow
Afortunadamente fluyeron muchas propuestas en la junta.Fortunately, a lot of proposals flowed at the meeting.
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fluir
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (general)
a. to flow
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fluir
intransitive verb
(deslizarse) to flow; run; (surgir) to spring;
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