superfluid

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noun su·per·flu·id \ˌsü-pər-ˈflü-əd\

Definition of superfluid

  1. :  an unusual state of matter noted only in liquid helium cooled to near absolute zero and characterized by apparently frictionless flow (as through fine holes)

superfluid

adjective

superfluidity

play \-flü-ˈi-də-tē\ noun

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First Known Use of superfluid

1938


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