from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To flow back again.
- v. To cause to flow again, to remelt.
- v. To modify the layout of text around other objects in a document.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To flow back; to ebb.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To flow back; ebb.
- n. A reflux; a flowing back; refluenee; ebb.
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%.
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.
"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.
The reader meanwhile allows you to "reflow" text in awkward PDFs so they fit the screen better.
You can convert between the two formats although ePub reflow can make a mess of highly formatted Acrobat documents.
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.
That means each ebook has a linked table of contents and text reflow for small reading devices.
I would love getting a .pdf reflow ereader like Kindle/Sony/nook or whatever else that may come out.
I sent them a 2 column pdf with images and they sent me back a “relowed” version and I would like to share its strengths and weaknesses, with the hope of a future discussion of expectations for kindle 2.0′s pdf “reflow” capability.
The fixed page format can occasionally be converted into a semblance of reflow, but there are usually errors.