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Dictionary definition for: Flow

1. (n) the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)

2. (v) move or progress freely as if in a stream; "The crowd flowed out of the stadium"

3. (n) the amount of fluid that flows in a given time

4. (v) move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave" "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi"

5. (n) the act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression

6. (v) cause to flow; "The artist flowed the washes on the paper"

7. (n) any uninterrupted stream or discharge

8. (v) be abundantly present; "The champagne flowed at the wedding"

9. (n) something that resembles a flowing stream in moving continuously; "a stream of people emptied from the terminal" "the museum had planned carefully for the flow of visitors"

10. (v) fall or flow in a certain way; "This dress hangs well" "Her long black hair flowed down her back"

11. (n) dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas; "two streams of development run through American history" "stream of consciousness" "the flow of thought" "the current of history"

12. (v) cover or swamp with water

13. (n) the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause; "the women were sickly and subject to excessive menstruation" "a woman does not take the gout unless her menses be stopped"--Hippocrates; "the semen begins to

14. (v) undergo menstruation; "She started menstruating at the age of 11"

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