Non-Newtonian Fluid

Science / Chemistry / Non-Newtonian Fluid: A fluid whose viscosity changes when the gradient in flow speed changes. Colloidal suspensions and polymer solutions like ketchup and starch/water paste are non-Newtonian fluids.

Other Words for Fluid

Fluid Noun Synonyms: changeable, mutable, flexible, adjustable, variable, pliant, unformed, formless, unfixed, unstatic or non-static, plastic, protean, mercurial, mobile, unstable, shifting, uncertain, indefinite, unsettled
Fluid Adjective Synonyms: liquid, solution, liquor, ichor, gas, vapour
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Newtonian Fluid

Science / Chemistry / Newtonian Fluid: A fluid whose viscosity doesn't depend on gradients in flow speed. Gases and low-molecular weight liquids are usually Newtonian fluids. MORE

Masking Fluid

Life Style / Painting / Masking Fluid: A latex gum product that is used to cover a surface you wish to protect from receiving paint. Miskit by Grumbacher and Art masking fluid by Winsor & Newton are two such products. Also referred to as l MORE

Interstitial Fluid

Science / Biology / Interstitial Fluid: Fluid surrounding the cells in body tissues; provides a path through which nutrients, gases, and wastes can travel between the capillaries and the cells. MORE

Non-Newtonian Fluid

Science / Chemistry / Non-Newtonian Fluid: A fluid whose viscosity changes when the gradient in flow speed changes. Colloidal suspensions and polymer solutions like ketchup and starch/water paste are non-Newtonian fluids. MORE

Supercritical Fluid

Science / Chemistry / Supercritical Fluid: A fluid state that occurs when the pressure and temperature exceed the substance's critical pressure and critical temperature. Supercritical fluids fill their containers like gases but dissolve substa MORE

Thixotropic Fluid

Science / Chemistry / Thixotropic Fluid: A liquid that becomes less viscous when stirred. Paint and printing inks are thixotropic fluids; they are formulated so that they flow more freely when brushed or rolled. MORE

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