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gender fluid

Not strictly identifying as one distinct gender, perhaps identifying as a different gender at different times, or identifying as more than one gender at once. My sex is male, but I'm gender fluid, and I feel more feminine than masculine some days.
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embalming fluid

1. Literally, a type of fluid that is used to preserve a corpse. ("Embalming" is the process of injecting a corpse with such fluid.) We haven't injected the embalming fluid yet—that's the next step.
2. slang Liquor, especially whiskey. If I keep drinking this embalming fluid, I'll be drunk in no time!
See also: embalm, fluid

embalming fluid

n. strong liquor; raw whiskey. Bartender, pour out this embalming fluid and get me your best.
See also: embalm, fluid
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In this process the white cells accumulate, often killing bacteria and dying themselves, leading to the formation of pus, a thick yellowish-white fluid in the middle ear.
The sample includes residents with fluid restrictions, dysphagia and a history of refusing fluids.
The concept requires workers to treat all blood and various other bodily fluids as if infected with HIV, hepatitis B virus, and other bloodborne pathogens.
Cooling provided by the fluid also helps keep the part thermally stable aiding in control of part size.
Retrofill offers immediate risk reduction because about 95% of the PCB fluid is removed from the transformer at the first servicing.
Fluid is dispensed from the RSU using a manual pump, with a 200 psi output pressure.
Also new is MultiTherm's FF-1 flushing fluid for start-up or general maintenance of fluid heat-transfer systems.
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1 Science, "should become the method of choice when fast answers are needed for fluid flows of complex geometry," comments David C.
Gatorade has the right mix and amount of carbohydrates and electrolytes to speed fluid and carbohydrate into the bloodstream.
The new fluid supersedes the previous Standard Reference Material 1490 Non-linear Fluid Standard, which was composed of a high-molecular-mass polyisobutylene dissolved in normal hexadecane.
Samples of machine fluid samples yielded Mycobacterium colony counts of [10.
A relatively squat arrangement requiring less headroom than some of the fluid bed units.