fluid

Definition

  • noun: a substance that is able to flow freely
  • noun: a substance (as a liquid or gas) tending to flow or conform to the outline of its container
  • adjective: capable of flowing freely like water
  • adjective: having particles that easily move and change their relative position without a separation of the mass and that easily yield to pressure
  • used to describe something that can change easily or that changes often
  • synonyms: able to adapt, adaptable, adjustable

Examples

  • The extreme 'fluidity' of the situation has made it impossible to predict the outcome.

  • Boundaries between the farms were very 'fluid'.

  • Please check the 'fluids' in the car's engine.

Movie clips

Movie quotes

  • (..) Yes. I want... I'm gonna have a tarte tatin, please. But this time, cooked all the way. Because the chocolate cake had a problem. It was runny, all fluid inside... flowing everywhere. It was weird. That's what a "mi-cuit" is supposed to do, sir. - That's why? (..)
    2011 Intouchables