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flux

flux

 
 
pronunciation:
fluhks
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a flow or flowing in, as of the tide.
similar words:
flow
definition 2: a state of continuous change or movement.
The country's government has been in flux since the the sudden death of the leader.
antonyms:
stability
similar words:
flow
definition 3: in physics, the rate of flow of matter or energy considered as a fluid.
definition 4: in physics, the strength of a force such as a magnetic field.
definition 5: any of various substances that enhance the flowing together of metals, as in soldering.
definition 6: an abnormal discharge of bodily fluid, as from the bowels, or the disease causing it; dysentery.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: fluxed, fluxes, fluxing
definition 1: to cause to become fluid; melt or fuse.
definition 2: to treat, refine, or fuse with a flux.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to flow.