Flow


Flow

Flow may refer to:

In science and technology:
*Dataflow, computing term related to the flow of messages between software components
*Environmental flow, the amount of water necessary in a watercourse to maintain a healthy ecosystem
*Flow (computer networking), a sequence of packets from a source to a destination
*Flow (mathematics), a variable that depends on time
*Flow (psychology), a psychological state where a person is fully immersed and focused on an activity or task
*Flow chemistry, a chemical reaction run in a continuous stream
*Flow cytometry, a technique for counting, examining and sorting microscopic particles suspended in a stream of fluid
*Flow network, a directed graph where each edge receives a flow
*Fluid flow or Fluid dynamics, the motion of a gas or liquid
*Mass flow rate, the movement of mass per time
*Stock and flow, a quantity measured over an interval of time in economics and finance
*Volumetric flow rate, the volume of a fluid which passes through a given surface per unit of time
*WebMethods Flow, a graphical programming language used in the webMethods Integration Server
*Workflow, a reliably repeatable pattern of activity or process usually involving multiple tasks with a specific set of outcomes

In modern culture:
*"flOw", a computer game
*"Flow" (album), an album by Foetus
*Flow (band), a Japanese group,indie band from South America
*"Flow" (journal), an online journal of television and media studies
*"Flow" (movie), a documentary
*Flow (policy debate), a form of note-taking in policy debate
*Flow (television), the sequencing of TV material from one element to the next
*Flow binding system, snowboard bindings
*"The New FLOW 93.5" or CFXJ-FM, a radio station in Toronto, Canada
*Rap Flow, the delivery of a rap music vocal performance, defined by prosody, cadence, and speed.


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  • flow — [fləʊ ǁ floʊ] verb [intransitive] 1. if money flows somewhere, such as into a bank account or into a particular country, it is moved there: flow from/​into/​between etc • A record $10 billion in foreign capital flowed into Mexican stocks last… …   Financial and business terms

  • Flow — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Flow Información personal Origen Córdoba, España Información artística Género(s) …   Wikipedia Español

  • FlOw — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Flow. flOw …   Wikipédia en Français

  • flow — vb issue, emanate, proceed, stem, derive, *spring, arise, rise, originate Analogous words: emerge, *appear, loom: start, *begin, commence flow n Flow, stream, current, flood, tide, flux are comparable when meaning something issuing or moving in a …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 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 — (fl[=o]), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Flowed} (fl[=o]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Flowing}.] [AS. fl[=o]wan; akin to D. vloeijen, OHG. flawen to wash, Icel. fl[=o]a to deluge, Gr. plw ein to float, sail, and prob. ultimately to E. float, fleet. [root]80. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flow — steht für: das Aufgehen (Involviertheit) in einer Tätigkeit, siehe Flow (Psychologie) eine medizinische Beatmung des Luftdurchflusses, siehe Beatmung eine rhythmische Bewegung der Stimme zum Beat beim Hip Hop, siehe Hip Hop Jargon den Fluss der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • FlOw — Разработчик thatgamecompany Издатель Sony Computer Entertainment на PS3 Создатели Гейм …   Википедия

  • Flow — 〈[floʊ] m. 6; Med.〉 Grad bzw. Geschwindigkeit des Durchströmens von Körperflüssigkeiten durch einzelne Körperteile od. Gefäße [<engl. flow „(Durch )Fluss“] * * * Flow [floʊ ], der; s, s [engl. flow »das Fließen, Strömen« zu to flow »fließen,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • flow-on — flowˈ on noun (Aust) 1. The process by which a wage or salary increase awarded to one group of workers results in a similar increase for other workers 2. Such an increase • • • Main Entry: ↑flow * * * ˈflow on 7 [flow on flow ons] …   Useful english dictionary