flow flow  /f ˈloʊ/


  1. (n) the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
  2. (n) the amount of fluid that flows in a given time
  3. (n) the act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression
  4. (n) any uninterrupted stream or discharge
  5. (n) something that resembles a flowing stream in moving continuously
  6. (n) dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas
  7. (n) the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause
  8. (v) move or progress freely as if in a stream
  9. (v) move along, of liquids
  10. (v) cause to flow
  11. (v) be abundantly present
  12. (v) fall or flow in a certain way
  13. (v) cover or swamp with water
  14. (v) undergo menstruation


  1. This new flow of contraband south from Windsor began in the name of water conservation.
  2. But the resulting increased flow of gas through the fractures relatively short lived and in some leases is not worth the additional cost.
  3. It has a flow and an intimacy that the often awkward theatrical version lacked.


  1. Traffic flow changes coming

    Decatur – The flow of traffic in downtown Decatur will soon be changing.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WAND TV 17 Decatur

  2. Fitch Updates Future Flow Securitization Rating Criteria

    Fitch Ratings has published the latest version of its future flow securitization rating criteria. This report updates and replaces the prior criteria of the same name dated June 19
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Illegal immigration flow moves from Tucson to Rio Grande Valley, Texas

    FALFURRIAS, Texas, June 17 (UPI) -- The flow of immigrants trying to enter the United States illegally has shifted from the Tuscon area to the Rio Grande Valley in Texas, officials said.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: UPI


  1. "These two regimes [Iran and Syria] are allowing terrorists and insurgents to use their territory to move in and out of Iraq," Mr Bush said."We will disrupt the attacks on our forces. We'll interrupt the flow of support from Iran and Syria....
    on Jan 11, 2007 By: President Bush Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. Washington (AP) President Barack Obama says America's auto industry can't become reliant on "an unending flow of tax dollars."
    on Mar 30, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Reiten Television KXMB Bismarck

  3. "Although we in the United States are taking many extraordinary measures to ease the crisis, we are not pursuing policies that would limit the flow of goods, services or capital, as such measures would only intensify the risks of a prolonged...
    on Oct 12, 2008 By: Henry Paulson Source: FOXNews

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