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Engelsk tillægsord: current

1. current occurring in or belonging to the present time


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningCurrent events.
The current topic.
Current negotiations.
Current psychoanalytic theories.
The ship's current position.


Termer med lignende betydningactual, afoot, circulating, contemporary, incumbent, latest, live, live, occurrent, on-going, on-line, ongoing, online, present-day, topical, underway, up-to-date, up-to-the-minute


Se ogsåmodern, new


Kendetegnercurrency, currentness, up-to-dateness


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)noncurrent


Engelsk navneord: current

1. current (om fænomen) a flow of electricity through a conductor


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe current was measured in amperes.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)electric current


Mindre specifikke termerelectrical phenomenon


Mere specifikke termerjuice, thermionic current

2. current (om begivenhed) a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe raft floated downstream on the current.
He felt a stream of air.
The hose ejected a stream of water.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)stream


Mindre specifikke termerflow, flowing


Mere specifikke termereddy, maelstrom, ocean current, rip current, riptide, tidal current, tidal flow, torrent, twist, undercurrent, undertide, violent stream, vortex, whirlpool

3. current (om gruppe) dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTwo streams of development run through American history.
Stream of consciousness.
The flow of thought.
The current of history.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)flow, stream


Mindre specifikke termercourse, line









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