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 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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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