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  • n  the rate of flow of energy or particles across a given surface
  • n  a flow or discharge
  • n  a substance added to molten metals to bond with impurities that can then be readily removed
  • n  excessive discharge of liquid from a cavity or organ (as in watery diarrhea)
  • n  a state of uncertainty about what should be done (usually following some important event) preceding the establishment of a new direction of action
    the flux following the death of the emperor
  • n  the lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle
  • n  (physics) the number of changes in energy flow across a given surface per unit area
  • n  in constant change
    his opinions are in flux
    the newness and flux of the computer industry
  • v  move or progress freely as if in a stream
  • v  become liquid or fluid when heated
  • v  mix together different elements

  • Meanwhile, adding to the sense that this entire industry is in flux, musicians' other means of income from T-shirt sales to concert tours are booming.
  • Screen culture is a world of constant flux, of endless sound bites, quick cuts and half-baked ideas.
  • Taken together, these forces "create a great turbulence in American family life, a family flux, a coming and going of partners on a scale seen nowhere else.
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  • Lance Berkman in Milford Daily News
    I think most guys are fairly flexible when it comes to things like that,first baseman Lance Berkman told the Houston media. "Guys are released and sent down and called up all the time. So the roster is always in flux and it's just part of...
  • Nicolas Sarkozy in EUobserver.com
    For his part, Mr Fillon said "There is a demand for change. Never have the risks of inertia been so great for France as they are now in this world in flux where everyone across the world is trying to change quicker than the others, where any delay...
  • Bill Snyder in USA Today
    The Kansas State family is in flux right now,Snyder said at a news conference Monday. "I want to be able to help. I want to be able to soothe the waters. I've learned some lessons and there are some things I will do to encompass my...

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