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Dictionary definition for: Flux

1. (n) the rate of flow of energy or particles across a given surface

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

3. (n) a flow or discharge

4. (v) become liquid or fluid when heated; "the frozen fat liquefied"

5. (n) a substance added to molten metals to bond with impurities that can then be readily removed

6. (v) mix together different elements; "The colors blend well"

7. (n) excessive discharge of liquid from a cavity or organ (as in watery diarrhea)

8. (n) a state of uncertainty about what should be done (usually following some important event) preceding the establishment of a new direction of action; "the flux following the death of the emperor"

9. (n) the lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle

10. (n) (physics) the number of flux changes per unit area

11. (n) in constant change; "his opinions are in flux" "the newness and flux of the computer industry"

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