currant vs current : Common Errors in English

About currant vs current

“Current” is an adjective having to do with the present time, and can also be a noun naming a thing that, like time, flows: electrical current, currents of public opinion. “Currant” refers only to little fruits.

currant Meaning(s)

  • (n) any of several tart red or black berries used primarily for jellies and jams
  • (n) any of various deciduous shrubs of the genus Ribes bearing currants
  • (n) small dried seedless raisin grown in the Mediterranean region and California; used in cooking

current Meaning(s)

  • (n) a flow of electricity through a conductor
  • (n) a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes)
  • (n) dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas
  • (a) occurring in or belonging to the present time

currant in News

  • Paula Deen Blames ‘the Jews’ For Firing

    Celebrity chef Paula Deen, embroiled in controversy this week over allegations of racism, added two cups of gasoline to the fire Friday when she blamed her troubles on Jewish people, according to The Daily Currant. Deen, 66, was a guest on Atlanta radio station WTMI when she claimed “Jew executives” deliberately abandoned her in the wake of the controversy, which stemmed from a discrimination ...
    on July 1, 2013 Source: The Oklahoman

current in News

  1. France April Current Account -EUR2.8 Billion Vs -EUR2.8 Billion in March

    France April Current Account -EUR2.8 Billion Vs -EUR2.8 Billion in March
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Nasdaq

  2. Current Capital's Jonathan F. Foster to Speak at Shareholder Relations Conference

    NEW YORK -- Current Capital LLC ("Current Capital"), a private equity investing and management services firm focused on middle market and smaller companies in the industrial and services industries, ...
    on June 10, 2013 Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Current Lake Levels (June 10)

    Current Lake Levels for June 10, 2013 are:
    on June 10, 2013 Source: Wichita Falls Times Record News

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