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Overview of noun flow

The noun flow has 7 senses? (first 6 from tagged texts)
1. (18) flow, flowing

(the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases))

2. (7) flow, flow rate, rate of flow

(the amount of fluid that flows in a given time)

3. (5) flow, stream

(the act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression)

4. (3) flow

(any uninterrupted stream or discharge)

5. (1) stream, flow

(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")

6. (1) stream, flow, current

(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")

7. menstruation, menses, menstruum, catamenia, period, flow

(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"


Overview of verb flow

The verb flow has 7 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (13) flow, flux

(move or progress freely as if in a stream; "The crowd flowed out of the stadium")

2. (10) run, flow, feed, course

(move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi")

3. (1) flow

(cause to flow; "The artist flowed the washes on the paper")

4. flow

(be abundantly present; "The champagne flowed at the wedding")

5. hang, fall, flow

(fall or flow in a certain way; "This dress hangs well"; "Her long black hair flowed down her back")

6. flow

(cover or swamp with water)

7. menstruate, flow

(undergo menstruation; "She started menstruating at the age of 11")

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