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  • adj. flowing into one another.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Flowing between or among; intervening.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Flowing between; flowing back and forth.
  • Flowing together; harmoniously blending: of sounds, forms, etc.


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Latin interfluens, present participle, and interfluus. See inter-, and fluent.


  • Caught up in the interfluent dynamics of this creative breeze, the reader encounters concomitantly a state of spiritual unknowing or non-knowing that opens upon ever-new possibilities for awakening to the full sufficiency of the lived moment.

    Shelley's Golden Wind: Zen Harmonics in _A Defence of Poetry_ and 'Ode to the WestWind'

  • The glassy lake began to ruffle itself below her, feeling the pulses of its interfluent springs, or sending through unseen sluices word of nightfall and evening winds to all its clustering companions that darkened their transparent depths in forest-shadows.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 75, January, 1864

  • On the ground it was a world of shadows and sunny streaks, kept ever in interfluent motion by such a wind as John Skelton describes:

    Wilfrid Cumbermede

  • She knew that my glance was upon her; for herself, she looked at the broad lilies that grew at her feet, and listened to the melody that seemed to bubble from a thousand throats with interfluent sound upon the night.

    Dark Ways

  • a thousand throats with interfluent sound upon the night.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 11, No. 67, May, 1863

  • Castlereagh, Gwydir, and the Dumaresq, with the many minor interfluent waters, which doubtless takes place upon those low levels, forms one or more noble rivers, which may flow across the continent by an almost imperceptible declivity of country to the north of north-west coasts, on certain parts of which, recent surveys have discovered to us extensive openings, by which the largest accumulations of waters might escape to the sea. "

    Two Expeditions into the Interior of Southern Australia — Complete


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