- 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
the current topic
current psychoanalytic theories
the ship's current position
- The Group of Thirty, an influential organization of current and former central bankers and financial regulators, recommended in January that "systematically significant" financial .
- Elena Kagan in Vancouver Sun
I want to make it clear that I'm not agreeing to your characterizations of the current court,she told Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island. "I think that that would be inappropriate for me to do."
- Ben Bernanke in Reuters
In light of these developments, the Federal Reserve will need to consider whether the current stance of policy remains appropriate,said Bernanke, who is regarded as an expert on the Great Depression.
- President Bush in guardian.co.uk
To step back now would force a collapse of the Iraqi government,Mr Bush said in the prepared remarks, adding that that would ensnare US forces. "If we increase our support at this crucial moment, and help the Iraqis break the current cycle...