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1. current

adjective. ['ˈkɝːənt, ˈkɝːnt, ˈkɑːrənt'] occurring in or belonging to the present time.

Synonyms

  • topical
  • on-going
  • currency
  • live
  • modern
  • contemporary
  • up-to-dateness
  • underway
  • present-day
  • latest
  • occurrent
  • circulating
  • online
  • actual
  • up-to-the-minute
  • ongoing
  • afoot
  • on-line
  • new
  • incumbent
  • up-to-date

Antonyms

  • nonmodern
  • noncurrent
  • pastness
  • futurity

Etymology

  • curraunt (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • curant (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Tidal Current

  • tarrant
  • parrent
  • garant
  • farrant
  • arent
  • aren't
  • arant

Example sentences of the word tidal-current


1. Noun Phrase
A strong tidal current that conflicts with other flows can cause a riptide below the water's surface.

2. Noun Phrase
Tides and tidal currents affect the weather by stirring the ocean waters.

3. Noun Phrase
Floating plants and animals ride the tidal currents between the breeding areas and deeper waters.

4. Noun Phrase
Different types include surface currents, deep ocean currents and tidal currents.

2. current

noun. ['ˈkɝːənt, ˈkɝːnt, ˈkɑːrənt'] a flow of electricity through a conductor.

Synonyms

  • electric current
  • thermionic current
  • juice

Antonyms

  • early
  • middle
  • unfashionable
  • regressive

Etymology

  • curraunt (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • curant (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. current

noun. ['ˈkɝːənt, ˈkɝːnt, ˈkɑːrənt'] a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes).

Synonyms

  • tidal current
  • rip current
  • maelstrom
  • violent stream
  • twist
  • vortex
  • eddy
  • undertide
  • flow
  • undercurrent
  • torrent
  • flowing
  • whirlpool
  • stream
  • ocean current
  • riptide

Antonyms

  • dead
  • inanimate
  • inelastic
  • recorded

Etymology

  • curraunt (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • curant (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. current

noun. ['ˈkɝːənt, ˈkɝːnt, ˈkɑːrənt'] dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas.

Synonyms

  • line
  • stream
  • course

Antonyms

  • extinct
  • uncharged
  • dull
  • unloaded

Etymology

  • curraunt (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • curant (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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