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Meaning of INFLUX

Pronunciation:  'in`fluks

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the process of flowing in
 

INFLUX is a 6 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: inflow
 
 Antonyms: effluence, efflux, outflow
 
 See Also: flow, inpour, inpouring, inrush

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In"flux`\, n. [L. influxus, fr. influere, influxum, to
flow in: cf. F. influx. See {Influent}.]
1. The act of flowing in; as, an influx of light.

2. A coming in; infusion; intromission; introduction;
   importation in abundance; also, that which flows or comes
   in; as, a great influx of goods into a country, or an
   influx of gold and silver.

         The influx of food into the Celtic region, however,
         was far from keeping pace with the influx of
         consumers.                            --Macaulau.

         The general influx of Greek into modern languages.
                                               --Earle.

3. Influence; power. [Obs.] --Sir M. Hale.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: accession, affluence, afflux, affluxion, augmentation, encroachment, entrance, entrenchment, impingement, imposition, increase, incursion, indraft, indrawing, infiltration, inflooding, inflow, influxion, infringement, injection, inpour, inpouring, inroad, inrun, inrush, insinuation, interference, interjection, interloping, interposition, interposure, interruption, intervention, intrusion, invasion, irruption, obtrusion, trespass, trespassing, unlawful entry
 

 

 

 

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