influx influx  /ˈɪnf ˌləks/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the process of flowing in

Usage(s):

  1. At Manchester, the influx of Asian and African students spawned a deeper interest in learning about the economies of their nations.
  2. Detroit's population decrease would have been even more drastic but for an influx of white and Negro workers from the South.
  3. Today, Wu, 27, works in Tokyo as a software consultant, part of an influx of highly skilled Chinese labor that is transforming Japan.

News

  1. Eat and run: Changes to Hayes cafeteria stress efficiency

    Airport-inspired countertops are being installed at Hayes High School to make room for the influx of new students in the fall.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: This Week Delaware

  2. Building Turbines, Inc. Completes LED Lighting Installation on Houston, Texas Based Fine Dining Chain Through Its New ...

    Building Turbines, Inc. , has formed a fully owned subsidiary of BLDW, called Green City Planet; designed to concentrate on the large influx of interest in LED lighting, sparked by available tax incentives, ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Word on the Street: Fresno's new Fashion Fair stores lure shoppers

    An influx of new stores at Fashion Fair mall is giving shoppers, especially shoe lovers, more shopping options.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Fresno Bee

Quotes

  1. As the death toll from clashes between demonstrators and security forces continued to rise, Manouchehr Mottaki told diplomats: "Great Britain has plotted against the presidential election for more than two years. We witnessed an influx of people...
    on Jun 21, 2009 By: Manouchehr Mottaki Source: Times Online

  2. "Over the next few years we will have a consistent influx of investments. The 2014 World Cup will enable Brazil to have a modern infrastructure," Teixeira said. "In social terms will be very beneficial. Our objective is to make Brazil become...
    on Oct 30, 2005 By: Teixeira Source: 940 News

  3. "Formula One does need a new influx of young people," said Fry, whose own team has one of the older drivers in 34-year-old Brazilian Rubens Barrichello. "We've got that with Lewis, Kubica and Kovalainen. But there's a number of drivers in...
    on Dec 14, 2006 By: Nick Fry Source: Guardian Unlimited

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