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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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