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Meaning of FLOWING

Pronunciation:  'flowing

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
  2. [adj]  (of liquids) moving freely; "a flowing brook"
  3. [adj]  (of water) rising to the surface under internal hydrostatic pressure; "an artesian well"; "artesian pressure"
  4. [adj]  smooth and unconstrained in movement; "a long, smooth stride"; "the fluid motion of a cat"; "the liquid grace of a ballerina"; "liquid prose"
  5. [adj]  moving smoothly and continuously; "crowds flowing through the canyons of the streets"; "fan streaming into the concert hall"

FLOWING is a 7 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: artesian, flow, fluent, fluid, graceful, liquid, moving, running(a), smooth, streaming
 Antonyms: subartesian
 See Also: airflow, backflow, backflowing, change of location, current, discharge, dribble, drip, ebb, emission, flood, flush, flux, fluxion, fountain, freshet, gush, jet, ooze, oozing, outpouring, overflow, overspill, reflux, run, runoff, rush, seepage, spate, stream, surge, travel, trickle, upsurge



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Flow"ing\, a.
    That flows or for flowing (in various sense of the verb);
    gliding along smoothly; copious.
    {Flowing battery} (Elec.), a battery which is kept constant
       by the flowing of the exciting liquid through the cell or
       cells. --Knight.
    {Flowing furnace}, a furnace from which molten metal, can be
       drawn, as through a tap hole; a foundry cupola.
    {Flowing sheet} (Naut.), a sheet when eased off, or loosened
       to the wind, as when the wind is abaft the beam. --Totten.
  2. \Flow"ing\,
    a. & n. from {Flow}, v. i. & t.
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