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  • 41 flow — [[t]flo͟ʊ[/t]] ♦♦ flows, flowing, flowed 1) VERB If a liquid, gas, or electrical current flows somewhere, it moves there steadily and continuously. [V adv/prep] A stream flowed gently down into the valley... [V adv/prep] The current flows into… …

    English dictionary

  • 42 flow — 1 noun 1 MOVEMENT OF LIQUID (countable usually singular) a smooth steady movement or supply of liquid: Smoking affects the flow of blood to the brain. 2 SUPPLY/MOVEMENT (countable usually singular) a continuous supply or movement of something… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 43 flow — flowable, adj. flowability, n. /floh/, v.i. 1. to move along in a stream: The river flowed slowly to the sea. 2. to circulate: blood flowing through one s veins. 3. to stream or well forth: Warmth flows from the sun. 4. to issue or proceed from a …

    Universalium

  • 44 flow — 01. We couldn t swim in the river because it was [flowing] too fast. 02. Press on the vein to slow the [flow] of blood from the wound. 03. Traffic is once again [flowing] smoothly now that the accident has been cleared away. 04. It is impossible… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 45 Flow — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Flow », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Flow, mot anglais signifiant flux, peut faire… …

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  • 46 flow — Synonyms and related words: Atticism, Brownian movement, abound, abundance, accrue from, advance, affluence, afflux, affluxion, air flow, ample sufficiency, ampleness, amplitude, angular motion, appropriateness, arise, arise from, ascend,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 47 flow — {{11}}flow (n.) mid 15c., action of flowing, from FLOW (Cf. flow) (v.). Meaning amount that flows is from 1807. Flow chart attested from 1920. {{12}}flow (v.) O.E. flowan to flow, stream, issue; become liquid, melt; abound, overflow (class VII… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 48 flow*/*/ — [fləʊ] noun [C/U] I 1) the continuous movement of something the flow of blood to the heart[/ex] 2) a supply of something that continues without stopping the agency s work flow[/ex] The television provided a steady flow of information about the… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 49 flow — [1] The passing of liquid or current through something. [2] The amount of liquid or current conveyed. Also see airflow electron flow full flow filter full flow oil filter gas flow L jetronic air flow meter partial flow filter rotary flow …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 50 flow — I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English flōwan; akin to Old High German flouwen to rinse, wash, Latin pluere to rain, Greek plein to sail, float Date: before 12th century intransitive verb 1. a. (1) to issue or move in a stream (2)… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 51 flow — v. & n. v.intr. 1 glide along as a stream (the Thames flows under London Bridge). 2 a (of a liquid, esp. water) gush out; spring. b (of blood, liquid, etc.) be spilt. 3 (of blood, money, electric current, etc.) circulate. 4 (of people or things)… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 52 Flow TV — FlowTV is the third network launched by Ripe Digital Entertainment. In April 2007, Flow TV delivered short form programming to Cable On Demand subscribers through Comcast, Time Warner, and a host of other nationally available MSOs. Focusing on… …

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  • 53 flow — [[t]floʊ[/t]] v. i. 1) to move along in a stream: The river flows to the sea[/ex] 2) to circulate, as blood 3) to stream or well forth 4) to issue or proceed from a source: Orders flowed from the office[/ex] 5) to come or go as in a stream:… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 54 flow — 1. noun /fləʊ/ a) The movement of a fluid. The room was small, but it had good symmetry and flow. b) The rising movement of the tide. Turn on the valve and make sure you have sufficient flow. Ant: ebb …

    Wiktionary

  • 55 flow — 1. To bleed from the uterus less profusely than in flooding. 2. The menstrual discharge. 3. Movement of a liquid or gas; specifically, the volume of liquid or gas passing a given point per unit of …

    Medical dictionary

  • 56 flow — verb 1》 move steadily and continuously in a current or stream. 2》 (of the sea or a tidal river) move towards the land; rise. Compare with ebb. 3》 move or issue forth steadily and freely.     ↘[often as adjective flowing] hang loosely in a… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 57 flow-on — I UK / US adjective happening as the direct result of something II UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms flow on : singular flow on plural flow ons an increase in pay or another benefit that a group of workers gets because a similar… …

    English dictionary

  • 58 flow — /floʊ / (say floh) verb (i) 1. to move along in a stream, as a liquid; circulate, as the blood. 2. to stream or well forth; issue or proceed from a source; discharge a stream, as of blood. 3. to come or go as in a stream, as persons or things. 4 …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 59 flow — /fləυ/ noun 1. a movement ● the flow of capital into a country ● the flow of investments into Japan 2. ♦ the company is suffering from cash flow problems cash income is not coming in fast enough to pay for the expenditure going out ■ verb to move …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 60 flow — [OE] The prehistoric Indo European *pleu , ancestor of a heterogeneous range of English vocabulary, from fleet to plover, denoted ‘flow, float’. It had a variant form *plō , which passed into Germanic as *flō . This formed the basis of the Old… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins