Definitions for flux

Definitions for (noun) flux

Main entry: flux

Definition: in constant change

Usage: his opinions are in flux; the newness and flux of the computer industry

Main entry: flux, flux density

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

Main entry: flux, fluxion

Definition: a flow or discharge

Main entry: flux, magnetic flux, magnetic field

Definition: the lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle

Main entry: flux, state of flux

Definition: a state of uncertainty about what should be done (usually following some important event) preceding the establishment of a new direction of action

Usage: the flux following the death of the emperor

Main entry: flux

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

Main entry: flux

Definition: a substance added to molten metals to bond with impurities that can then be readily removed

Main entry: flux

Definition: the rate of flow of energy or particles across a given surface

Definitions for (verb) flux

Main entry: conflate, mix, meld, merge, immix, fuse, flux, coalesce, combine, commingle, blend

Definition: mix together different elements

Usage: The colors blend well

Main entry: liquefy, liquify, flux

Definition: become liquid or fluid when heated

Usage: the frozen fat liquefied

Main entry: flow, flux

Definition: move or progress freely as if in a stream

Usage: The crowd flowed out of the stadium

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