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floe, flow, flux
floe (FLOH) (noun)
A flat mass of floating ice: A floe was making the ship's progress quite difficult.
flow (FLOW) (verb)
To move smoothly, as in a stream: Jaclyn turned on the bathtub faucet and the water started to flow.
flux (FLUKS) (noun)
1. Constant change and instability: Greg's political views are in a state of flux.
2. A state of uncertainty about what should be done, usually following some important event, preceding the establishment of a new direction of action: The flux following the death of the king caused much concern among the politicians.

The frequent flux in the weather patterns often causes an ice floe to flow down the river towards the sea.

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(Latin: flow, flowing; moving in a continuous and smooth way; wave, moving back and forth)
(Latin: flow, fluid, wave)
(Greek: to sail, to float; flow)
(Greek > Latin: flow, flowing)
(Latin > French: flow, wave, billow)
(Latin: flow, wave, to sway back and forth)
(reconstruction of blood vessels damaged by disease or injury usually performed by inflating a balloon inside the blood vessel lumen (tube) in order to reconstitute the flow of blood)
(reconstruction of blood vessels damaged by disease or injury usually performed by inflating a balloon inside the blood vessel lumen (tube) in order to reconstitute the flow of blood)
(reconstruction of blood vessels damaged by disease or injury usually performed by inflating a balloon inside the blood vessel lumen (tube) in order to reconstitute the flow of blood)
(reconstruction of blood vessels damaged by disease or injury usually performed by inflating a balloon inside the blood vessel lumen (tube) in order to reconstitute the flow of blood)
(reconstruction of blood vessels damaged by disease or injury usually performed by inflating a balloon inside the blood vessel lumen (tube) in order to reconstitute the flow of blood)
(reconstruction of blood vessels damaged by disease or injury usually performed by inflating a balloon inside the blood vessel lumen (tube) in order to reconstitute the flow of blood)
(reconstruction of blood vessels damaged by disease or injury usually performed by inflating a balloon inside the blood vessel lumen (tube) in order to reconstitute the flow of blood)
(Modern Latin: chemical element; from Latin, fluere, to flow; gas)
(Latin: pertaining to summer; heat, fire; the ebb and flow of the sea, tide)
(Latin: flow out, to issue forth, to run)
(Greek: vein, blood vessel; from the verb, phlein, "to flow")
(Greek: a flow, wave; current of a stream, current; electrical current)
(Greek > Latin: a suffix; a bursting forth, excessive flow)
(Greek: a trickling; oozing; to drip, dripping; denoting a flow of some kind, or from some source)
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axial flow
Any flow parallel to an axis; especially, a flow in turbomachinery in which the flowing fluid always moves parallel to the length of the rotating shaft; as in an axial-flow turbine.
This entry is located in the following units: -al; -ial, -eal (page 10) axi-, axl- + (page 1)
axial-flow turbine (s) (noun), axial-flow turbines (pl)
A common type of turbine with axial flow through the runner blades axially to the turbine shaft.
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electrolytic tank, electric tank, potential flow analyzer
1. A structure that serves as a model for an electron-tube system or an aerodynamic system, in which voltages are applied to test electron-tube design or to aid in computing ideal fluid flow.
2. A tank in which voltages are applied to an enlarged scale model of an electron-tube system or a reduced scale model of an aerodynamic system immersed in a poorly conducting liquid.

The equipotential lines between electrodes are traced with measuring probes, as an aid to electron-tube design.

It is also used as an aid to electron-tube design or in computing ideal fluid flow.

This entry is located in the following unit: electro-, electr-, electri- (page 37)
electron flow
1. The movement of electrons through a metal or other conductive material from a negative to a positive point, or from a negative to a positive electrode through a liquid, a gas, or a vacuum.
2. A current produced by the motion of free electrons toward a positive terminal.

The direction of electron flow is opposite to that of the current.

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fluid-flow analogy
In transportation engineering, a conceptual model of traffic flow based on the behavior of fluids.

The intuitive power of this model is expressed in common terms; such as, "flow" and "bottleneck", but the "fluid-flow analogy" is also used to construct sophisticated models of traffic behavior.

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influent flow
The flow of water into the ground from a body of surface water.
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material flow account, material flow analysis
A component of a nation's economic accounts that represents inputs of materials, their accumulation, and their outflow to the natural environment and other economies.
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real flow of fluid
In physics, a flow that takes into consideration the energy lost by the flowing fluid through friction with the boundaries restricting its motion.
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flow (noun), flows (pl)
1. The continuous movement of a liquid in one direction.
2. The line of vehicles or people which are moving or progressing freely as if in a stream.
3. A supply of something that continues until it stops; such as, the movements of liquids, gas, or electrical charges.
4. A way of talking or thinking in an easy natural way, without any pauses or difficulties.
5. The movement of the ocean or the movement of a rising tide toward the land.
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flow (verb), flows, flowing, flowed
1. To move freely from one place to another place in large numbers or amounts in a steady unbroken stream; as, a line of vehicles or people continuously moving: The mayor wants to develop measures that will allow traffic to flow freely even during 'rush hours'."
2. In physics, the continuous movement of a liquid in one direction or to move freely in one continuous mass; such as, fluids.
3. In physiology, to move through the veins and arteries of the body; a reference to the blood.
4. To be said fluently or to be expressed without hesitation and eloquently: The conversation started to flow when the subject of jobs was introduced by the company administer.
5. To be experienced very intensely, often in a way that is visible to other people: A wave of anger flowed throughout the audience when the congressman suggested increasing taxes.
6. To fall or to hang loosely and gracefully; such as, clothes or hair.
7. Oceanography, ocean or tidal water that moves toward the land as the tide rises.
8. In geology, to change shape gradually in response to pressure without the development of cracks or fissures.
9. Electric current passing continuously through something.
10. To move with a continual shifting of the component particles; such as, wheat flowing into a bin or traffic flowing through a tunnel.
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(Old English: flowan, to flow, to stream, to issue; to become liquid, to melt; to abound, to overflow)
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flow production (s) (noun), flow productions (pl)
Very large operation on a unit which is continuously performed one after the other; usually, on a production line.
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flow variable (s) (noun), flow variables (pl)
1. An economic magnitude describing behavior that takes place over time and is therefore meaningful to a unit of time: Examples of flow variables in economics include: the value of exports (dollars per year), demand for foreign exchange (euros per day), and migration (people per month).

2. Activities that occur over time: Income is a flow variable that occurs per week, per month, or per year.
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