Video: pronunciation of 'fluid'
It is an instinctive split-second reaction to a fluid rugby situation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That doesn't lend itself to the kind of fluid and free movement that is essential for a healthy back. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That too is a fluid situation - the jumper is being lifted and not always in control of his height or direction. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But the process is always a little bit fluid. Christianity Today (2000)This is the tube that drains tear fluid into the nose. The Sun (2015)The lymph glands and lymphatic system fight infection and remove excess fluid from the tissues. The Sun (2015)We were in a very fluid situation indeed. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You very quickly realise the power and violence of the fluid movements in which you are suspended. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Let nature take its course and drink lots of fluids. The Sun (2012)This is particularly true if you experience fluid retention or high blood pressure. The Vitality Diet (1990)The rest of the fluid was drained the next day. The Sun (2013)Epsom salt baths are great for flushing excess fluid. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The fluid flows through a pipe surrounded by a strong magnet. The Harper Dictionary of Science in Everyday Language (1988)This is still a very fluid situation. The Sun (2012)These will replace essential sodium and potassium, as well as fluid. The Sun (2008)There was something that wasn't quite fluid about the shape. Times, Sunday Times (2012)At times it was majestic, all fluid lines and composure. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There is a little nick in there, a little fluid. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Both methods give a strong, fluid shape. The Sun (2011)It can be a hot fluid (a gas or liquid) that conducts electricity. The Harper Dictionary of Science in Everyday Language (1988)The result is a car that tips the scales, fat with fluids, at well under a ton. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
很常使用。在柯林斯辞典中， fluid 是4千个最常用词之一。
英式英语: fluid NOUN
A fluid is a liquid.
The blood vessels may leak fluid, which distorts vision.
英式英语: fluid ADJECTIVE
Fluid movements or lines or designs are smooth and graceful.
The forehand stroke should be fluid and well balanced.
fluid 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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