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 substances like liquids, which makes them very useful as solvents. Their density and other properties are intermediate between gases and liquids.

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

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

Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF)

Health / Vitamins / Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF): The fluid that flows through and protects the brain and spinal cranal. MORE