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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of flow.


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  • The label flowed from the fact that most of the margin in that line item historically was derived from our off-system marketing on behalf of producers. Home Page

  • Meyer thought that the emotions we feel flowed from the experience of having our expectations either met or thwarted.

    Hear It, Feel It

  • A couple of weeks ago TheGreenGrok covered a paper by Tajdarul Syed of the University of California, Irvine, et al who used hydrologic data to estimate the rates at which water flowed from the continents to the sea.

    Bill Chameides: Where Has All The Water Gone?

  • The Court's decision flowed from the premise that free speech "is an essential mechanism of democracy" and that the government "may not ... deprive the public of the right and privilege to determine for itself what speech and speakers are worthy of consideration."

    Jay Mandle: The Political Marketplace

  • An enormous diaspora of people has flowed from the Indian subcontinent to Africa, as well as to other parts of the world, over the past hundred years.

    A Conversation with Nicholas Drayson about his novel, A Guide to the Birds of East Africa

  • The streams that flowed from the rocky gorges and cliffs where he made his home often dried up when they wandered into the desert, but this was different.

    The Size of Things « A Fly in Amber

  • Fashions of this kind flowed from the French court, and Louis XIV liked wearing them — as did the Duc de Saint-Simon, among others.

    Scarlet Heels

  • And another $23 million has flowed from the health care sector into the campaign war chests of 2010 candidates for federal office, on the heals of some $95 million raised during the 2008 cycle.

    Health care lobbying: Political power machine

  • Ripples were apparent in the streams that flowed from the DCU, and Talos could not understand their nature or purpose no matter how hard he tried to decipher them.

    NaNoWriMo: In Binary « The Graveyard

  • He put the tools away, took a great drink of the water that again flowed through the pipes, and sat down on the bench by the open kitchen door.

    Chapter XXVII


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