Complete Definition of "flow"

English

Pronunciation
flō, /fləʊ/, /<tt>[email protected]</tt>/
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-əʊ|-əʊ

Etymology
From OE. flōwan

Noun
en-noun|s|-

  1. The movement of a fluid.
  2. The rising movement of the tide.
  3. smoothness|Smoothness or continuity.

#:The room was small, but it had good symmetry and flow.

  1. The amount of a fluid that moves or the rate of fluid movement.

#:Turn on the valve and make sure you have sufficient flow.

  1. psychology the state of be at one with|being at one with.

Antonyms
ebb (2)

Translations
trans-top|the movement of a fluid
Bosnian: tok m, tečenje n
Breton: beradur m
Croatian: tok m, tečenje n
Czech: tok m, proudění n
Danish: strøm c
Bulgarian: течение n
Finnish: virtaus
French: écoulement m
German: Fluss m
Italian: flusso m
trans-mid
Norwegian: flom m, strøm m
Polish: przepływ m
Portuguese: fluxo m
Romanian: curgere f
Russian: течение (t'ečénije) n, поток (potók) m
Serbian:
:Cyrillic: ток m, течење n
:Roman: tok#Serbian|tok m, tečenje#Serbian|tečenje n
Slovak: prúd m, tok m
Slovene: tok m
Swedish: ström c, flöde n
Turkish: akış
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trans-top|the rising movement of the tide
Breton: lanv m
Czech: příliv m
Danish: flod
Finnish: vuoksi, nousuvesi
French: flux m
German: Flut f
trans-mid
Italian: riflusso n
Norwegian: flo f or m
Polish: przypływ m
Portuguese: fluxo da maré
Romanian: flux n
Russian: прилив (prilív) m
Slovak: príliv m
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trans-top|smoothness or continuity
trans-mid
Russian: плавность (plávnost') f
Spanish: flujo m
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trans-top|rate of fluid movement
Finnish: virtaama
trans-mid
Portuguese: fluxo
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trans-top|being at one with
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ttbc|Breton: dever m
ttbc|Dutch: vloeien n, vloed m
ttbc|Telugu: ప్రవాహం (pravaaham)

External links
pedialite
pedialite|flow (psychology)

Verb
en-verb

  1. intransitive To move as a fluid from one position to another.
  2. intransitive To move or match smoothly, gracefully, or continuously.

#: The writing is grammatically correct, but it just doesn't flow.

Translations
trans-top|move as a fluid
Breton: deverañ, berañ
Czech: téct, proudit
Danish: strømme
Bulgarian: тека, теч
Dutch: vloeien
Finnish: virrata
French: couler
German: fließen
trans-mid
Norwegian: flomme, strømme
Polish: płynąć, przepływać
Romanian: curge
Russian: течь (t'eč) impf, струиться (struít's'a) impf
Slovak: tiecť
Slovene: teči
Spanish: fluir
Swedish: strömma, flyta
Turkish: akmak
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ttbc|Bosnian: teći
ttbc|Croatian: teći
ttbc|French: jaillir (used more for spurt)
ttbc|Italian: fluttuare
ttbc|Portuguese: fluir
ttbc|Serbian:
:Cyrillic: тећи
:Roman: teći#Serbian|teći
ttbc|Telugu: ప్రవహించు (pravahimchu)

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