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Overview of noun flux

The noun flux has 8 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (18) flux

(the rate of flow of energy or particles across a given surface)

2. (5) flux, fluxion

(a flow or discharge)

3. flux

(a substance added to molten metals to bond with impurities that can then be readily removed)

4. flux

(excessive discharge of liquid from a cavity or organ (as in watery diarrhea))

5. flux, state of flux

(a state of uncertainty about what should be done (usually following some important event) preceding the establishment of a new direction of action; "the flux following the death of the emperor")

6. magnetic field, magnetic flux, flux

(the lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle)

7. flux density, flux

((physics) the number of changes in energy flow across a given surface per unit area)

8. flux

(in constant change; "his opinions are in flux"; "the newness and flux of the computer industry")

Overview of verb flux

The verb flux has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. flow, flux

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

2. liquefy, flux, liquify

(become liquid or fluid when heated; "the frozen fat liquefied")

3. blend, flux, mix, conflate, commingle, immix, fuse, coalesce, meld, combine, merge

(mix together different elements; "The colors blend well") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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