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Engelsk navneord: flow

1. flow (om begivenhed) the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)flowing


Mindre specifikke termerchange of location, travel


Mere specifikke termerair flow, airflow, backflow, backflowing, current, discharge, dribble, drip, drippage, dripping, ebb, emission, flow of air, flush, flux, fluxion, fountain, freshet, gush, jet, ooze, oozing, outpouring, outpouring, overflow, overspill, reflux, run, runoff, rush, seepage, spate, spate, stream, surge, trickle, upsurge

2. flow (om tid) the amount of fluid that flows in a given time


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)flow rate, rate of flow


Mindre specifikke termerrate


Mere specifikke termercardiac output

3. flow (om handling) the act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)stream


Mindre specifikke termermotion, move, movement


Mere specifikke termerflood, outpouring, overflow, release, spill, spillage

4. flow (om proces) any uninterrupted stream or discharge


Mindre specifikke termeraction, activity, natural action, natural process


Mere specifikke termerairstream, backwash, effluence, efflux, filling, flowage, inflow, influx, outflow, race, slipstream, streamline flow, turbulent flow, wash

5. flow (om tilstand) something that resembles a flowing stream in moving continuously


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA stream of people emptied from the terminal.
The museum had planned carefully for the flow of visitors.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)stream


Mindre specifikke termermotion

6. flow (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)current, stream


Mindre specifikke termercourse, line

7. flow (om proces) the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe women were sickly and subject to excessive menstruation.
A woman does not take the gout unless her menses be stopped.
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.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)catamenia, menses, menstruation, menstruum, period


Mindre specifikke termerdischarge, emission, expelling


Mere specifikke termerhypermenorrhea, menorrhagia, oligomenorrhea


Engelsk udsagnsord: flow

1. flow (om bevægelse) move or progress freely as if in a stream


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe crowd flowed out of the stadium.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)flux


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Mindre specifikke termermove


Mere specifikke termercockle, riffle, ripple, ruffle, transpirate, transpire, undulate

2. flow (om bevægelse) move along, of liquids


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWater flowed into the cave.
The Missouri feeds into the Mississippi.


Eksempler på anvendelseWater and oil flow into the bowl


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)course, feed, run


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Mindre specifikke termermove


Mere specifikke termercirculate, drain, dribble, eddy, filter, flush, gush, gutter, jet, ooze, pour, purl, run down, run off, run out, run out, seep, spill, stream, surge, swirl, tide, trickle, waste, well out, whirl, whirlpool

3. flow (om bevægelse) cause to flow


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe artist flowed the washes on the paper.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Medførercourse, feed, flow, run

4. flow (om tilstand) be abundantly present


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe champagne flowed at the wedding.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething is ----ing PP


Mindre specifikke termerbe, exist

5. flow (om relation) fall or flow in a certain way


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis dress hangs well.
Her long black hair flowed down her back.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)fall, hang


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s Adjective/Noun

6. flow (om ændring) cover or swamp with water


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerflood


Mere specifikke termerlap, lave, wash

7. flow (i anatomi) undergo menstruation


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe started menstruating at the age of 11.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)menstruate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s


Mindre specifikke termerbleed, hemorrhage, shed blood


Kan forårsageovulate









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