fluid balance n.
The difference between the amount of water taken into the body and the amount excreted or lost. Also called water balance.
noun 1. the eighth part of a fluid ounce. Symbol: f. Abbreviation: fl dr; noun 1. another name for drachm fluid dram n. A unit of volume or capacity in the apothecary system, equal to 1/8 of a fluid ounce or 3.70 milliliters. fluid dram A unit of liquid volume or capacity in the US […]
noun, Automotive. 1. a power coupling for permitting a smooth start in any gear, consisting of two vaned rotors in a sealed casing filled with oil, such that one rotor, driven by the engine, moves the oil to drive the other rotor, which in turn drives the transmission. noun 1. a type of coupling for […]
noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. the branch of fluid mechanics dealing with the properties of fluids in motion.
[floo-id] /ˈflu ɪd/ noun 1. a substance, as a liquid or gas, that is capable of flowing and that changes its shape at a steady rate when acted upon by a force tending to change its shape. adjective 2. pertaining to a substance that easily changes its shape; capable of flowing. 3. consisting of or […]