Definitions for current

Definitions for (noun) current

Main entry: current, stream

Definition: a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes)

Usage: the raft floated downstream on the current; he felt a stream of air; the hose ejected a stream of water

Main entry: stream, current, flow

Definition: dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas

Usage: two streams of development run through American history; stream of consciousness; the flow of thought; the current of history

Main entry: current, electric current

Definition: a flow of electricity through a conductor

Usage: the current was measured in amperes

Definitions for (adj) current

Main entry: current

Definition: occurring in or belonging to the present time

Usage: current events; the current topic; current negotiations; current psychoanalytic theories; the ship's current position

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