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From French fluidité.


fluidity (countable and uncountable, plural fluidities)

  1. (uncountable) The state of being fluid rather than viscous
  2. (countable) A measure of the extent to which something is fluid. The reciprocal of its viscosity.
  3. The quality of being fluid or free-flowing
    • 1944 November and December, Lord Monkswell, “The French Four-Cylinder Compound Engine”, in Railway Magazine, page 326:
      In addition to all this, the fluidity of the steam itself was much increased by high superheat, usually achieved by means of the Houlet superheater.
    • 2012 June 19, Phil McNulty, “England 1-0 Ukraine”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      Either side of Rooney's fluffed chance, it was a tale of Ukrainian domination as they attacked England down both flanks and showed the greater fluidity of the teams.


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