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flowing Explained

flowing at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


flowing at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

1 hanging or moving in a smooth graceful way: --She had pale skin and dark, flowing hair.// --long, flowing robes//
2 continuing in a smooth, graceful way, with no sudden changes: --a flowing melody// --flowing curves//

flowing at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

136 Moby Thesaurus words for "flowing":
affluent, ascending, autograph, autographic, axial, back,
back-flowing, backward, balanced, calligraphic, cascading,
chirographic, concinnate, concinnous, confluent, coursing, cursive,
dangling, decurrent, defluent, dependent, depending, descending,
diffluent, down-trending, downward, drifting, easy, effortless,
elegant, engrossed, euphonic, euphonical, euphonious, facile,
falling, falling loosely, fluent, fluid, fluidal, fluidic,
fluxible, fluxile, fluxional, fluxionary, fluxive, flying, going,
graceful, graphic, graphoanalytic, graphologic, graphometric,
gulfy, gushing, gyrational, gyratory, hanging, harmonious,
holograph, holographic, hung, in longhand, in shorthand,
in writing, inscribed, italic, italicized, juicy, liquid, liquidy,
longhand, manuscript, mazy, meandering, measured, mounting,
on paper, ordered, orderly, passing, penciled, pendent, pending,
pendulant, pendular, penduline, pendulous, penned, pensile,
pleasing, plunging, pouring, printed, profluent, progressive,
racing, reflowing, refluent, regressive, retrogressive, rising,
rotary, rotational, rotatory, running, runny, rushing, sappy,
scriptorial, scriptural, serpentine, shorthand, sideward, sinking,
sluggish, smooth, smooth-sounding, soaring, streaming,
stylographic, succulent, surging, surgy, suspended, sweet,
swinging, symmetrical, tidal, tripping, up-trending, upward,
vortical, watery, weeping, written

flowing at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADJ] (Fluidity): liquid, fluid, juicy, watery, sappy, fluent, flowing, liquefied, soluble.

[ADJ] (Flowing water): fluent, affluent, tidal, flowing, meandering, fluvial.

[ADJ] (Elegance): elegant, polished, artistic, graceful, easy, fluent, flowing, tripping, unaffected, natural, mellifluous, euphonious, euphemistic, rhythmical, felicitous, happy, neat, well put, neatly put, well expressed.

Flowing at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Flow \Flow\ (fl[=o]), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Flowed} (fl[=o]d); p.
pr. & vb. n. {Flowing}.] [AS. fl[=o]wan; akin to D. vloeijen,
OHG. flawen to wash, Icel. fl[=o]a to deluge, Gr. plw`ein to
float, sail, and prob. ultimately to E. float, fleet.
[root]80. Cf. {Flood}.]
1. To move with a continual change of place among the
particles or parts, as a fluid; to change place or
circulate, as a liquid; as, rivers flow from springs and
lakes; tears flow from the eyes.

2. To become liquid; to melt.

The mountains flowed down at thy presence. --Is.
lxiv. 3.

3. To proceed; to issue forth; as, wealth flows from industry
and economy.

Those thousand decencies that daily flow From all
her words and actions. --Milton.

4. To glide along smoothly, without harshness or asperties;
as, a flowing period; flowing numbers; to sound smoothly
to the ear; to be uttered easily.

Virgil is sweet and flowingin his hexameters.

5. To have or be in abundance; to abound; to full, so as to
run or flow over; to be copious.

In that day . . . the hills shall flow with milk.
--Joel iii.

The exhilaration of a night that needed not the
influence of the flowing bowl. --Prof.

6. To hang loose and waving; as, a flowing mantle; flowing

The imperial purple flowing in his train. --A.

7. To rise, as the tide; -- opposed to ebb; as, the tide
flows twice in twenty-four hours.

The river hath thrice flowed, no ebb between.

8. To discharge blood in excess from the uterus.

Flowing \Flow"ing\, a.
That flows or for flowing (in various sense of the verb);
gliding along smoothly; copious.

{Flowing battery} (Elec.), a battery which is kept constant
by the flowing of the exciting liquid through the cell or
cells. --Knight.

{Flowing furnace}, a furnace from which molten metal, can be
drawn, as through a tap hole; a foundry cupola.

{Flowing sheet} (Naut.), a sheet when eased off, or loosened
to the wind, as when the wind is abaft the beam. --Totten.

Flowing \Flow"ing\,
a. & n. from {Flow}, v. i. & t.

flowing at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj 1: smooth and unconstrained in movement; "a long, smooth
stride"; "the fluid motion of a cat"; "the liquid
grace of a ballerina"; "liquid prose" [syn: {fluent},
{fluid}, {liquid}, {smooth}]
2: (of water) rising to the surface under internal hydrostatic
pressure; "an artesian well"; "artesian pressure" [syn: {artesian}]
[ant: {subartesian}]
3: moving smoothly and continuously; "crowds flowing through
the canyons of the streets"; "fan streaming into the
concert hall" [syn: {streaming}]
4: (of liquids) moving freely; "a flowing brook" [syn: {streaming}]
n : the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases) [syn:

flowing at English (WD) Of Explained:



* Inter: audio » en-us-flowing.ogg|Audio (US)


  • Inter: present participle of » flow


    Inter: en-nou » n

  • The action of the verb to flow
    1. : the flowing of the river


      Inter: en-ad » j
    2. Tending to flow.
    3. Moving, proceeding or shaped smoothly, gracefully, or continuously.
    4. : a flowing dress
    5. : flowing prose


      Inter: trans-top » moving, proceeding or shaped smoothly

  • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|flua

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: qualifier » speech Inter: t- » gd|siùbhlach

    Inter: trans-botto » m


    * fowling
  • wolfing

  • Translation: de » flowing
    Translation: fr » flowing
    Translation: ko » flowing
    Translation: io » flowing
    Translation: ku » flowing
    Translation: li » flowing
    Translation: hu » flowing
    Translation: mg » flowing
    Translation: my » flowing
    Translation: ja » flowing
    Translation: oc » flowing
    Category: simple:flowing -
    Translation: fi » flowing
    Translation: sv » flowing
    Translation: te » flowing
    Translation: vi » flowing
    Translation: zh » flowing