fluidity


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flu·id

 (flo͞o′ĭd)
n.
A continuous, amorphous substance whose molecules move freely past one another and that has the tendency to assume the shape of its container; a liquid or gas.
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a fluid.
2. Readily reshaped; pliable.
3. Smooth and flowing; graceful: the fluid motion of a cat.
4.
a. Changing or tending to change; variable: a fluid situation fraught with uncertainty.
b. Characterized by or allowing social mobility: a fluid society.
5. Convertible into cash: fluid assets.

[From Middle English, flowing, from Old French fluide, from Latin fluidus, from fluere, to flow; see bhleu- in Indo-European roots.]

flu·id′i·ty (-ĭd′ĭ-tē), flu′id·ness n.
flu′id·ly adv.

fluidity

(fluːˈɪdɪtɪ)
n
1. (General Physics) the state of being fluid
2. (General Physics) physics the reciprocal of viscosity

flu•id•i•ty

(fluˈɪd ɪ ti)

n.
1. the quality or state of being fluid.
2. the ability of a substance to flow.
[1595–1605]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fluidity - the property of flowing easily; "adding lead makes the alloy easier to cast because the melting point is reduced and the fluidity is increased"; "they believe that fluidity increases as the water gets warmer"
thinness - a consistency of low viscosity; "he disliked the thinness of the soup"
2.fluidity - a changeable quality; "a charming Oriental fluidity of manner"; "a certain fluidness in his perception of time made him an unpredictable colleague"; "demographers try to predict social fluidity"
changeability, changeableness - the quality of being changeable; having a marked tendency to change; "the changeableness of the weather"

fluidity

noun
Ready skill in expression:
Translations
سُيولَه، مُيوعَه، مُرونَه
plynulostpřizpůsobivosttekutost
gratieomskiftelighedustabilitetynde
fljótanleiki
akıcılık

fluidity

[fluːˈɪdɪtɪ] N [of substance, movement] → fluidez f; [of situation] → inestabilidad f

fluidity

[fluːˈɪdɪti] n
[movement] → fluidité f
[line, design] → fluidité f
(= volatility) [situation] → fluidité ffluid ounce n mesure de capacité représentant 0,028 litres (GB) ou 0,030 litres (USA)flu jab n (= vaccination) → vaccin m contre la grippe

fluidity

n
(lit, fig, of movement) → Flüssigkeit f; the fluidity of the paintingdie fließenden Linien des Gemäldes
(fig: = variability: of situation, plans) → Ungewissheit f

fluidity

[fluːˈɪdɪtɪ] n (of substance) → fluidità; (of movement) → scioltezza; (of arrangements) → elasticità

fluid

(ˈfluid) noun
1. a substance (liquid or gas) whose particles can move about freely.
2. any liquid substance. cleaning fluid.
adjective
1. able to flow like a liquid. a fluid substance.
2. smooth and graceful. fluid movements.
3. (of arrangements, plans etc) able to be changed easily. My holiday plans are fluid.
fluˈidity noun
References in classic literature ?
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She told the Sun newspaper: "I encourage gender fluidity at home.
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ABSTRACT In this paper, we first document a clear, downward trend in labor market fluidity that is common across a variety of measures of worker and job turnover.
One is Fluidity by Andreana Cambanella at the Loukia and Michael Zampelas Art Musuem in Nicosia, and the other is an exhibition of landscape paintings by John Warren which will be displayed at Technopolis 20 cultral centre in Paphos.
Yet today, with flowing, nonrational geometries, uninterrupted expanses, and seamless connections between adjacent spaces increasingly in vogue, the notion of fluidity has become acutely relevant to the field.
labor markets lost much of their fluidity well before the onset of the Great Recession, according to Labor Market Fluidity and Economic Performance (NBER Working Paper No.
Sheehy, a psychotherapist in private practice, brings together psychoanalysts, philosophers, feminists, and gender and cultural theorists to discuss sexuality and femininity in psychoanalysis; the difficulties women have in creative work and the link to conflict with mothers and female mentors; work and motherhood; how motherhood as a transformational experience is represented as movement from unity towards fluidity or from fluidity towards unity of the child; maternal subjectivity; the process of writing as a mother; the Mammy figure in Gone with the Wind and other sources; and images of pregnancy in the media since 9/11.