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flow

noun

1 flow

The motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases).

synonym: flowing.

Polish: pójście, popłynięcie



2 flow

The amount of fluid that flows in a given time.

synonyms: flow rate, rate of flow.

Dutch: debiet, stroom

3 flow

The act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression.

synonym: stream.

Roget 264: motion, movement, move; going etc. v.; unrest.    stream, flow, flux, run, course, stir; ... show more

Dutch: doorstroming, stroming, stroom

4 flow

Any uninterrupted stream or discharge.

5 flow

Something that resembles a flowing stream in moving continuously:
— The museum had planned carefully for the flow of visitors.

synonym: stream.

Dutch: stroom
Polish: strumyczek

6 flow

Dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas:
— The flow of thought.

synonyms: current, stream.

Roget 348: running water.    jet, spirt, spurt, squirt, spout, spray, splash, rush, gush, jet d'eau [Fr.]; sluice.    water spout, water fall; ... show more

Dutch: stroming

7 flow

The monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause:
— The semen begins to appear in males and to be emitted at the same time of life that the catamenia begin to flow in females.

synonyms: catamenia, menses, menstruation, menstruum, period.

Dutch: menstruatie
Polish: krwawienie miesiączkowe, menstruacja, miesiączka, okres, period

verb

1 flow

Move or progress freely as if in a stream:
— The crowd flowed out of the stadium.

synonym: flux.

Roget 639: be sufficient etc. adj.; suffice, do, just do, satisfy, pass muster; have enough etc. n.; eat.    one's fill, ... show more

Roget 333: be fluid etc. adj.; flow etc. (water in motion) 348; liquefy, melt, condense etc. 335.   

Roget 347: flow etc. 348; blow etc. 349.   

Roget 405: whisper, breathe, murmur, purl, hum, gurgle, ripple, babble, flow; tinkle; mutter etc. (speak imperfectly) 583; ... show more

2 flow

Move along, of liquids:
— Water flowed into the cave.

synonyms: course, feed, run.

Roget 264: be in motion etc. adj.; move, go, hie, gang, budge, stir, pass, flit; hover about, hover round, ... show more

Roget 348: flow, run; meander; gush, pour, spout, roll, jet, well, issue; drop, drip, dribble, plash, ... show more

Roget 109: elapse, lapse, flow, run, proceed, advance, pass; roll on, wear on, press on; flit, fly, slip, ... show more

Dutch: stromen

3 flow

Cause to flow.

4 flow

Be abundantly present.

5 flow

Fall or flow in a certain way:
— Her long black hair flowed down her back.

synonyms: fall, hang.

Roget 214: be pendent etc. adj.; hang, depend, swing, dangle; swag; daggle, flap, trail, flow; beetle.    suspend, ... show more

6 flow

Cover or swamp with water.

7 flow

Undergo menstruation.

synonym: menstruate.

Dutch: menstrueren


Moby thesaurus: Atticism, Brownian movement, abound, abundance, accrue from, advance, affluence, afflux, affluxion, air flow, ample sufficiency, ampleness, amplitude, angular motion, appropriateness, arise, arise from, ascend, ascending, ascent ... show more.

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