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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of that which flows; a flux.
  • noun Rising, as of a river; overflowing; flood.
  • Moving, as a fluid; running; gliding.
  • Fluent; smooth, as style; smoothly undulating, as a line; evenly continuous.
  • Continuous; varying continuously.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • a. & n. from flow, v. i. & t.
  • adjective That flows or for flowing (in various sense of the verb); gliding along smoothly; copious.
  • adjective (Elec.) a battery which is kept constant by the flowing of the exciting liquid through the cell or cells.
  • adjective a furnace from which molten metal, can be drawn, as through a tap hole; a foundry cupola.
  • adjective (Naut.) a sheet when eased off, or loosened to the wind, as when the wind is abaft the beam.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of flow.
  • noun The action of the verb to flow
  • adjective Tending to flow.
  • adjective Moving, proceeding or shaped smoothly, gracefully, or continuously.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
  • adjective designed or arranged to offer the least resistant to fluid flow

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