Machinery. an apparatus in which a fluid, usually oil, transmits torque from one shaft to another, producing an equal torque in the other shaft.
- Fluid balance
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.