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Definition:

  1. [noun] the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
    Synonyms: ing

  2. [noun] the amount of fluid that flows in a given time
    Synonyms: rate, rate of

  3. [noun] the act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression
    Synonyms: stream

  4. [noun] any uninterrupted stream or discharge

  5. [noun] something that resembles a flowing stream in moving continuously; "a stream of people emptied from the terminal"; "the museum had planned carefully for the flow of visitors"
    Synonyms: stream

  6. [noun] dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas; "two streams of development run through American history"; "stream of consciousness"; "the flow of thought"; "the current of history"
    Synonyms: stream, current

  7. [noun] the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause; "the women were sickly and subject to excessive menstruation"; "a woman does not take the gout unless her menses be stopped"
    Synonyms: menstruation, menses, menstruum, catamenia, period

  8. [verb] move or progress freely as if in a stream; "The crowd flowed out of the stadium"
    Synonyms: flux

  9. [verb] move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi"
    Synonyms: run, feed, course

  10. [verb] cause to flow; "The artist flowed the washes on the paper"

  11. [verb] be abundantly present; "The champagne flowed at the wedding"

  12. [verb] fall or flow in a certain way; "This dress hangs well"; "Her long black hair flowed down her back"
    Synonyms: hang, fall

  13. [verb] cover or swamp with water

  14. [verb] undergo menstruation; "She started menstruating at the age of 11"
    Synonyms: menstruate

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