flow

phonetic symbol: / flóʊ / 

flow - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ the act of flowing or streaming
■ continuous progression
stream

[ noun ]
■ the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
flowing

[ noun ]
■ dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas
e.g.)
・the flow of thought
current , stream

[ noun ]
■ any uninterrupted stream or discharge

[ noun ]
■ the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause
e.g.)
・the semen begins to appear in males and to be emitted at the same time of life that the catamenia begin to flow in females
catamenia , menses , menstruation , menstruum , period

[ noun ]
■ something that resembles a flowing stream in moving continuously
e.g.)
・the museum had planned carefully for the flow of visitors
stream

[ noun ]
■ the amount of fluid that flows in a given time
flow rate , rate of flow

[ verb ]
■ undergo menstruation
menstruate

[ verb ]
■ cover or swamp with water

[ verb ]
■ fall or flow in a certain way
e.g.)
・Her long black hair flowed down her back
fall , hang

[ verb ]
■ move or progress freely as if in a stream
e.g.)
・The crowd flowed out of the stadium
flux

[ verb ]
■ move along, of liquids
e.g.)
・Water flowed into the cave
course , feed , run

[ verb ]
■ cause to flow
e.g.)
・The artist flowed the washes on the paper

[ verb ]
■ be abundantly present
e.g.)
・The champagne flowed at the wedding

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