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A fluid, such as liquid helium, that flows with little or no friction at temperatures close to absolute zero.
su′per·flu·id′i·ty (-flo͞o-ĭd′ĭ-tē) n.
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(General Physics) physics a fluid in a state characterized by a very low viscosity, high thermal conductivity, high capillarity, etc. The only known example is that of liquid helium at temperatures close to absolute zero
(General Physics) being or relating to a superfluid
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su•per•flu•id(ˌsu pərˈflu ɪd)
a fluid having frictionless flow, high heat conductivity, and other unusual properties: helium below 2.186 K is the only known example.
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