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  • 1 Elastic fluid — Fluid Flu id, n. A fluid substance; a body whose particles move easily among themselves. [1913 Webster] Note: Fluid is a generic term, including liquids and gases as species. Water, air, and steam are fluids. By analogy, the term was sometimes… …

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  • 2 Fluid — Flu id, n. A fluid substance; a body whose particles move easily among themselves. [1913 Webster] Note: Fluid is a generic term, including liquids and gases as species. Water, air, and steam are fluids. By analogy, the term was sometimes applied… …

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  • 3 Fluid drachm — Fluid Flu id, n. A fluid substance; a body whose particles move easily among themselves. [1913 Webster] Note: Fluid is a generic term, including liquids and gases as species. Water, air, and steam are fluids. By analogy, the term was sometimes… …

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  • 4 Fluid dram — Fluid Flu id, n. A fluid substance; a body whose particles move easily among themselves. [1913 Webster] Note: Fluid is a generic term, including liquids and gases as species. Water, air, and steam are fluids. By analogy, the term was sometimes… …

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  • 5 Fluid ounce — Fluid Flu id, n. A fluid substance; a body whose particles move easily among themselves. [1913 Webster] Note: Fluid is a generic term, including liquids and gases as species. Water, air, and steam are fluids. By analogy, the term was sometimes… …

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  • 6 elastic — adj 1 Elastic, resilient, springy, flexible, supple are comparable when they mean able to endure strain (as extension, compression, twisting, or bending) without being permanently affected or injured. Elastic and resilient are both general and… …

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  • 7 fluid mechanics — an applied science dealing with the basic principles of gaseous and liquid matter. Cf. fluid dynamics. [1940 45] * * * Study of the effects of forces and energy on liquids and gases. One branch of the field, hydrostatics, deals with fluids at… …

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  • 8 Fluid dynamics — Continuum mechanics …

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  • 9 Elastic energy — The elastic energy is the energy which causes or is released by the elastic distortion of a solid or a fluid.ThermodynamicsElastic energy is internal energy (U) that can be converted into mechanical energy (work) under adiabatic conditions. The… …

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  • 10 fluid — fluidal, adj. fluidly, fluidally, adv. fluidness, n. /flooh id/, n. 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. adj. 2.… …

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  • 11 elastic — 1. adjective 1) elastic material Syn: stretchy, elasticized, stretchable, springy, flexible, pliant, pliable, supple, yielding, plastic, resilient See note at flexible Ant …

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  • 12 elastic — adjective 1) elastic material Syn: stretchy, elasticated, springy, flexible, pliable, supple 2) an elastic concept of nationality Syn: adaptable, flexible, adjustable, accommodating …

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  • 13 Burning fluid — Fluid Flu id, n. A fluid substance; a body whose particles move easily among themselves. [1913 Webster] Note: Fluid is a generic term, including liquids and gases as species. Water, air, and steam are fluids. By analogy, the term was sometimes… …

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  • 14 Electric fluid — Fluid Flu id, n. A fluid substance; a body whose particles move easily among themselves. [1913 Webster] Note: Fluid is a generic term, including liquids and gases as species. Water, air, and steam are fluids. By analogy, the term was sometimes… …

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  • 15 Magnetic fluid — Fluid Flu id, n. A fluid substance; a body whose particles move easily among themselves. [1913 Webster] Note: Fluid is a generic term, including liquids and gases as species. Water, air, and steam are fluids. By analogy, the term was sometimes… …

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  • 16 Magnetorheological fluid — Continuum mechanics …

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  • 17 Non-Newtonian fluid — Continuum mechanics …

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  • 18 Boger fluid — /ˈboʊgə fluəd/ (say bohguh floohuhd) noun one of a number of elastic fluids classified as non Newtonian but which nevertheless have a constant viscosity; their investigation has led to significant outcomes in the mining, petroleum, food and other …

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  • 19 Fluids of the body — Fluid Flu id, n. A fluid substance; a body whose particles move easily among themselves. [1913 Webster] Note: Fluid is a generic term, including liquids and gases as species. Water, air, and steam are fluids. By analogy, the term was sometimes… …

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  • 20 pregnancy — /preg neuhn see/, n., pl. pregnancies. the state, condition, or quality of being pregnant. [1520 30; PREGN(ANT) + ANCY] * * * Process of human gestation that takes place in the female s body as a fetus develops, from fertilization to birth (see… …

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