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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

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.
See also: fluid, gender
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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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(24) Sexual fluidity can occur in people who are heterosexual or homosexual and experience a change in their sexual response (hetero-flexible, homo-flexible).
Figure 3 shows the effect of different adding time periods of the initiator on cement fluidity. The adding time was set as 0.5 h, 0.75 h, 1 h, 1.5 h, and 2 h, respectively, which meant the different adding speed of the initiator into the reaction system.
(3) Series C studied the influence of the W/B ratio on the compressive strength and fluidity of UHPFRC with 20% GGBFS content.
Fluidity Freerun wants to open an academy in Cardiff
One advantage of our measure of labor market fluidity is that it extends over a long period, from the late 1960s to the present in its longest version, which allows us to investigate when the decline in fluidity began.
(2) But the notion of flow originates in the physical sciences, where, broadly speaking, the construct of fluidity conveys properties associated with fluids and hence aids in distinguishing between various states of matter.
They find that states with especially large declines in labor market fluidity also experienced the largest declines in employment rates, with young and less-educated persons the most adversely affected.
of Silesia, Poland) explores the textual modes in which the phenomena of fluidity and solidity are represented in the context of contemporary reconstructions of modern subjectivity.
Washington, August 16 ( ANI ): Researchers Omega-3 rich oils, which are present in fish, can help improve membrane fluidity in retina cells and help fight age-related eye diseases.
How do you distinguish 'sexual fluidity' from bisexuality or coming out late?
Select Energy Services LLC, a water solutions and wellsite services company for the oilfield industry, has introduced new brands for its two business segments, WaterOne and WellOne, and a new brand for its multi-service integrated water solutions package, Fluidity.
And for me it can be down to 'three wise men' who I feel have led the club up to third place, bringing us stability, fluidity and, dare I say, at many times this season flair, too.
Chapter one examines ancient Near Eastern concepts of divine fluidity including 1) "fragmentation," by which a particular god bearing a specific name and personality was at one and the same time one god and several gods (Ishtar of Arbela and Ishtar of Nineveh were both Ishtar, etc.); 2) overlapping identities of several deities (Ninurta's body or Marduk's attributes were identified with various, distinct gods; Enuma elis identifies Marduk with Ellil and Ea); 3) individual gods embodied simultaneously in various corporeal manifestations (Shamash was the heavenly solar disc, but also the cult statue standing in his temple(s) in Sippar or Larsa).
OBJECTIVE: The authors hypothesized that changes in brain membrane composition resulting from omega-3 fatty acid administration in patients with bipolar disorder would result in greater membrane fluidity, as detected by reductions in T(2) values.