I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French & Medieval Latin; Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin fluxus, from Latin, flow, from fluere to flow — more at fluid Date: 14th century 1. a flowing of fluid from the body: as a. diarrhea b. dysentery 2. a continuous moving on or passing by (as of a stream) 3. a continued flow ; flood 4. a. influx b. change, fluctuation <
in a state of flux
5. a substance used to promote fusion (as of metals or minerals); especially one (as rosin) applied to surfaces to be joined by soldering, brazing, or welding to clean and free them from oxide and promote their union 6. the rate of transfer of fluid, particles, or energy across a given surface II. verb Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. to cause to become fluid 2. to treat with a flux intransitive verb to become fluid ; fuse

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