[1911+; origin uncertain; said to be an alteration of flossy]
[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 […]
noun 1. 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 […]