currant vs current :


  • 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

  • n  a flow of electricity through a conductor
    the current was measured in amperes
  • n  a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes)
    the raft floated downstream on the current
  • n  dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas
    the current of history
  • a  occurring in or belonging to the present time
    current events
    the current topic
    current negotiations
    current psychoanalytic theories
    the ship's current position
News & Articles

  • Fresh red currants at farmers' markets this week
    A favorite of Eastern Europeans, the red currant is a short-lived feature at the farmers' market.
    July 6, 2013 - The Record
  • 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 ...
    July 1, 2013 - The Oklahoman