Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To flow back; ebb.
  • noun A reflux; a flowing back; refluenee; ebb.

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

  • intransitive verb To flow back; to ebb.

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

  • verb intransitive To flow back again.
  • verb transitive To cause to flow again, to remelt.
  • verb transitive, computing To modify the layout of text around other objects in a document.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

re- +‎ flow

Examples

  • "EPUB is a lightweight text-based digital book format that allows the text to automatically conform (or 'reflow') to these smaller screens," Mr. Badger explained in the post.

    What's Worth Downloading on Google Books?

  • "EPUB is a lightweight text-based digital book format that allows the text to automatically conform (or 'reflow') to these smaller screens," Mr. Badger explained in the post.

    What's Worth Downloading on Google Books?

  • "EPUB is a lightweight text-based digital book format that allows the text to automatically conform (or 'reflow') to these smaller screens," Mr. Badger explained in the post.

    What's Worth Downloading on Google Books?

  • The best estimates that I've seen are from the blue-ribbon panel convened by Congress' Joint Committee on Taxation, which showed that the "reflow" effects would be generally in the neighborhood of 5-10%, with only one model showing possible effects of over 20%.

    Trade and Growth

  • The true fix is that a soldering iron must be placed on the pin and solder pad to "reflow" the solder, like what was suppose to happen in the original solder paste production process.

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  • "EPUB is a lightweight text-based digital book format that allows the text to automatically conform (or 'reflow') to these smaller screens," Mr. Badger explained in the post.

    Home | The New York Observer

  • The reader meanwhile allows you to "reflow" text in awkward PDFs so they fit the screen better.

    PC PRO

  • You can convert between the two formats although ePub reflow can make a mess of highly formatted Acrobat documents.

    iPad vs. Kindle: It’s Way Too Early to Tell « Steve Wildstrom on Tech

  • PDF is a format for describing individual printed pages after layout is complete and it's very hard reflow the text for a different page size after the fact.

    Making Light: The "agency model" as I understand it

  • That means each ebook has a linked table of contents and text reflow for small reading devices.

    Another ebook site

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