Fluent
Fluent Flu"ent, n. 1. A current of water; a stream. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

2. [Cf. F. fluente.] (Math.) A variable quantity, considered as increasing or diminishing; -- called, in the modern calculus, the {function} or {integral}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Fluent — can refer to:* fluency, in linguistics, the ability to communicate quickly. * fluent (mathematics), in mathematics, a continuous function * fluent (artificial intelligence), in artificial intelligence, a condition that varies over time * Fluent,… …   Wikipedia

  • Fluent — Flu ent, a. [L. fluens, entis, p. pr. of fluere to flow; cf. Gr. ? to boil over. Cf. {Fluctuate}, {Flux}.] 1. Flowing or capable of flowing; liquid; glodding; easily moving. [1913 Webster] 2. Ready in the use of words; voluble; copious; having… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • fluent — [flo͞o′ənt] adj. [L fluens (gen. fluentis), prp. of fluere, to flow: see FLUCTUATE] 1. flowing or moving smoothly and easily [fluent verse] 2. able to write or speak easily, smoothly, and expressively [fluent in French] fluently adv …   English World dictionary

  • fluent — 1580s, flowing freely (of water, also of speech), from L. fluentem (nom. fluens) lax, relaxed, figuratively flowing, fluent, prp. of fluere to flow, stream, run, melt, from PIE *bhleugw , extended form of *bhleu to swell, well up, overflow (Cf. L …   Etymology dictionary

  • fluent — ► ADJECTIVE 1) speaking or writing in an articulate and natural manner. 2) (of a language) used easily and accurately. 3) smoothly graceful and easy: a runner in fluent motion. 4) able to flow freely; fluid. DERIVATIVES fluency noun fluently… …   English terms dictionary

  • fluent — index eloquent, facile, fluvial, loquacious, voluble Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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