Definitions for flow

Definitions for (noun) flow

Main entry: flow, stream

Definition: the act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression

Main entry: flow, flowing

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

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: flow

Definition: any uninterrupted stream or discharge

Main entry: catamenia, menses, menstruation, menstruum, flow, period

Definition: the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause

Usage: the women were sickly and subject to excessive menstruation; a woman does not take the gout unless her menses be stopped--Hippocrates; the semen begins to appear in males and to be emitted at the same time of life that the catamenia begin to flow in females--Aristotle

Main entry: stream, flow

Definition: something that resembles a flowing stream in moving continuously

Usage: a stream of people emptied from the terminal; the museum had planned carefully for the flow of visitors

Main entry: flow, flow rate, rate of flow

Definition: the amount of fluid that flows in a given time

Definitions for (verb) flow

Main entry: flow, menstruate

Definition: undergo menstruation

Usage: She started menstruating at the age of 11

Main entry: flow

Definition: cover or swamp with water

Main entry: hang, flow, fall

Definition: fall or flow in a certain way

Usage: This dress hangs well; Her long black hair flowed down her back

Main entry: flow, flux

Definition: move or progress freely as if in a stream

Usage: The crowd flowed out of the stadium

Main entry: flow, feed, course, run

Definition: move along, of liquids

Usage: Water flowed into the cave; the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi

Main entry: flow

Definition: cause to flow

Usage: The artist flowed the washes on the paper

Main entry: flow

Definition: be abundantly present

Usage: The champagne flowed at the wedding

Visual thesaurus for flow