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Flow meaning

flow - 17 dictionary results

  1. 1. fall or flow in a certain way; " This dress hangs well"; " Her long black hair flowed down her back"
  2. 2. imp. sing. of Fly, v. i.
  3. 3. To move with a continual change of place among the particles or parts, as a fluid; to change place or circulate, as a liquid; as, rivers flow from springs and lakes; tears flow from the eyes.
  4. 4. To become liquid; to melt.
  5. 5. To proceed; to issue forth; as, wealth flows from industry and economy.
  6. 6. To have or be in abundance; to abound; to full, so as to run or flow over; to be copious.
  7. 7. To hang loose and waving; as, a flowing mantle; flowing locks.
  8. 8. To cover with water or other liquid; to overflow; to inundate; to flood.
  9. 9. To cover with varnish.
  10. 10. A stream of water or other fluid; a current; as, a flow of water; a flow of blood.
  11. 11. A continuous movement of something abundant; as, a flow of words.
  12. 12. Any gentle, gradual movement or procedure of thought, diction, music, or the like, resembling the quiet, steady movement of a river; a stream.
  13. 13. The tidal setting in of the water from the ocean to the shore. See Ebb and flow, under Ebb.
  14. 14. To rise, as the tide; - opposed to ebb; as, the tide flows twice in twenty- four hours.
  15. 15. A low- lying piece of watery land; - called also flow moss and flow bog.
  16. 16. A stream; current; rising tide; copiousness.
  17. 17. To run, as a liquid; rise, as the tide; be poured forth; abound; hang loose and waving.

flow - examples of usage

  1. This man noticed that the flow of the water stopped several times and then went on again with a rush. - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
  2. Conversation did not flow easily. - "The Rough Road", William John Locke.
  3. What then does stop the flow of any sort of current? - "The Law and the Word", Thomas Troward.
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