Profluent
Profluent Prof"lu*ent, a. [L. profluens, p. pr. of profluere; pro forward + fluere to flow.] Flowing forward, [R.] ``In the profluent stream.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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  • profluent — index progressive (going forward) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • profluent — [präf′lo͞o ənt] adj. [ME < L profluens, prp. of profluere < pro , forth (see PRO 2) + fluere, to flow (see FLUCTUATE)] flowing smoothly or copiously …   English World dictionary

  • profluent — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin profluent , profluens, present participle of profluere to flow forth, from pro forth + fluere to flow more at pro , fluid Date: 15th century flowing copiously or smoothly …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • profluent — /prof looh euhnt/, adj. flowing smoothly or abundantly forth. [1400 50; late ME < L profluent (s. of profluens), prp. of profluere to flow forth. See PRO 1, FLUENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • profluent — prof•lu•ent [[t]ˈprɒf lu ənt[/t]] adj. flowing smoothly or abundantly forth • Etymology: 1400–50; late ME < L prōfluent (s. of prōfluēns), prp. of prōfluere to flow forth. See pro I, fluent …   From formal English to slang

  • profluent — nt adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin profluent , profluens, present participle of profluere to flow forth, flow along, from pro forward, forth + fluere to flow more at pro , fluent : flowing copiously or smoothly in or as if in a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • profluent — prof·lu·ent …   English syllables

  • profluent — /ˈprɒfluənt/ (say profloohuhnt) adjective flowing smoothly along. {Middle English, from Latin prōfluens, present participle, flowing forth} …   Australian English dictionary

  • profluent —   a. flowing, abundant; exuberant.    ♦ profluence, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • profluence — ˈpräˌflüən(t)s, äfləwən noun ( s) Etymology: Latin profluentia, from profluent , profluens + ia y 1. : a copious or smooth flowing 2. : the quality or state of being profluent : fluency …   Useful english dictionary

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