noun (used with a singular verb)
an applied science dealing with the basic principles of gaseous and liquid matter.
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- fluid coupling,
- fluid dram,
- fluid drive,
- fluid dynamics,
- fluid lubrication,
- fluid mosaic model,
- fluid ounce,
- fluid pressure,
Compare fluid dynamics.
Origin of fluid mechanics
First recorded in 1940–45
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The scientific study of the mechanical properties of fluids, especially their behavior when subject to internal and external forces. Compare aerodynamics hydrodynamics.
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