flow bog
Flow Flow, n. 1. A stream of water or other fluid; a current; as, a flow of water; a flow of blood. [1913 Webster]

2. A continuous movement of something abundant; as, a flow of words. [1913 Webster]

3. Any gentle, gradual movement or procedure of thought, diction, music, or the like, resembling the quiet, steady movement of a river; a stream. [1913 Webster]

The feast of reason and the flow of soul. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

4. The tidal setting in of the water from the ocean to the shore. See {Ebb and flow}, under {Ebb}. [1913 Webster]

5. A low-lying piece of watery land; -- called also {flow moss} and {flow bog}. [Scot.] --Jamieson. [1913 Webster]


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  • Flow — Flow, n. 1. A stream of water or other fluid; a current; as, a flow of water; a flow of blood. [1913 Webster] 2. A continuous movement of something abundant; as, a flow of words. [1913 Webster] 3. Any gentle, gradual movement or procedure of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flow moss — Flow Flow, n. 1. A stream of water or other fluid; a current; as, a flow of water; a flow of blood. [1913 Webster] 2. A continuous movement of something abundant; as, a flow of words. [1913 Webster] 3. Any gentle, gradual movement or procedure of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Flow Country — The Flow Country is the name given to the large, rolling expanse of peatland and wetland area of Caithness and Sutherland in Scotland.It is the largest expanse of blanket bog in Europe, and covers about 4,000 square kilometres (1500 mile²).… …   Wikipedia

  • Bog Brook Reservoir — Infobox lake lake name = Bog Brook Reservoir image lake = caption lake = image bathymetry = caption bathymetry = location = New York coords = coord|41|24|56.4|N|73|35|8.9|W|type:waterbody region:US|display=inline,title type = reservoir inflow =… …   Wikipedia

  • flow — v. & n. v.intr. 1 glide along as a stream (the Thames flows under London Bridge). 2 a (of a liquid, esp. water) gush out; spring. b (of blood, liquid, etc.) be spilt. 3 (of blood, money, electric current, etc.) circulate. 4 (of people or things)… …   Useful english dictionary

  • flow moss — noun Etymology: flow (III) dialect Britain : a wet peat bog …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tannersville Cranberry Bog — lies beneath a six inch (152 mm) layer of sphagnum and a network of supporting tree roots. However, this bog may be viewed conveniently from a floating walkway.HistoryThe bog began as a kettle lake formed approximately 10,000 years ago by a… …   Wikipedia

  • String bog — A String bog or Strong mire is a bog consisting of slightly elevated ridges and islands, with woody plants, alternating with flat, wet sedge mat areas. String bogs occur on slightly sloping surfaces, with the ridges at right angles to the… …   Wikipedia

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