Flowing battery
Flowing Flow"ing, a. That flows or for flowing (in various sense of the verb); gliding along smoothly; copious. [1913 Webster]

{Flowing battery} (Elec.), a battery which is kept constant by the flowing of the exciting liquid through the cell or cells. --Knight.

{Flowing furnace}, a furnace from which molten metal, can be drawn, as through a tap hole; a foundry cupola.

{Flowing sheet} (Naut.), a sheet when eased off, or loosened to the wind, as when the wind is abaft the beam. --Totten. [1913 Webster]


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  • Flowing — Flow ing, a. That flows or for flowing (in various sense of the verb); gliding along smoothly; copious. [1913 Webster] {Flowing battery} (Elec.), a battery which is kept constant by the flowing of the exciting liquid through the cell or cells.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flowing furnace — Flowing Flow ing, a. That flows or for flowing (in various sense of the verb); gliding along smoothly; copious. [1913 Webster] {Flowing battery} (Elec.), a battery which is kept constant by the flowing of the exciting liquid through the cell or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flowing sheet — Flowing Flow ing, a. That flows or for flowing (in various sense of the verb); gliding along smoothly; copious. [1913 Webster] {Flowing battery} (Elec.), a battery which is kept constant by the flowing of the exciting liquid through the cell or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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