the eighth part of a fluid ounce. Symbol: f.
Abbreviation: fl dr;
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.
A unit of liquid volume or capacity in the US Customary System equal to 1/8 of a fluid ounce (3.70 milliliters).
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 […]
[floo-id-ek-strakt] /ˈflu ɪdˈɛk strækt/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a liquid preparation, containing alcohol as a solvent or as a preservative, that contains in each cubic centimeter the medicinal activity of one gram of the crude drug in powdered form. /ˈfluːɪdˈɛkstrækt/ noun 1. an alcoholic solution of a vegetable drug, one millilitre of which has an activity […]