oobleck - definition and synonyms

noun
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a substance that acts like a liquid, and can be poured, but that acts like a solid when you apply force to it by pushing it or squeezing it. It's made by mixing cornflour (also called cornstarch) with water.

    Oobleck is a non-newtonian fluid.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 09/06/2011