Definition of Flowing in English :

Define Flowing in English

Flowing meaning in English

Meaning of Flowing in English

Pronunciation of Flowing in English

Flowing pronunciation in English

Pronounce Flowing in English


see synonyms of flowing


1. flow, flowing

the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)


2. aerodynamic, flowing, sleek, streamlined

designed or arranged to offer the least resistant to fluid flow

Example Sentences:
'a streamlined convertible'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of flowing
(of liquids) moving as in a stream
like a steadily flowing river
One of its attractive habits is to fly closely over flowing streams in the sunshine and then to settle on sand or mud to have a drink.
(of tide water) advancing or rising
barges which have been taking advantage of the flowing tide to make their way up-stream
hanging freely or loosely
long black flowing hair
an old man with white hair and long flowing beard
a picture of a woman in a light, long flowing dress
marked by smooth or easy movement
Duncan's dancing was characterized by free, flowing movements expressive of inner emotion.
a smooth, quick, flowing style of play
the car's flowing lines
See also fast-flowing

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v. flowed, flow·ing, flows
a. To move or run smoothly with unbroken continuity, as in the manner characteristic of a fluid.
b. To issue in a stream; pour forth: Sap flowed from the gash in the tree.
2. To circulate, as the blood in the body.
3. To move with a continual shifting of component particles: wheat flowing into the bin; traffic flowing through the tunnel.
4. To proceed steadily and easily: The preparations flowed smoothly.
5. To exhibit a smooth or graceful continuity: The poem's cadence flowed gracefully.
6. To hang loosely and gracefully: The cape flowed from his shoulders.
7. To rise. Used of the tide.
8. To arise; derive: Many conclusions flow from this hypothesis.
a. To be abundant; teem: coffers flowing with treasure; wine flowing at the celebration.
b. To move from one place to another in large numbers: Contributions flowed in from all parts of the country.
10. To menstruate.
11. To undergo plastic deformation without cracking or breaking. Used of rocks, metals, or minerals.
1. To release as a flow: trees flowing thin sap.
2. To cause to flow: "One of the real keys to success is developing a system where you can flow traffic to yourselves" (Marc Klee).
a. The act of flowing.
b. The smooth motion characteristic of fluids.
a. A stream or current.
b. A flood or overflow.
c. A residual mass that has stopped flowing: a hardened lava flow.
a. A continuous output or outpouring: a flow of ideas; produced a steady flow of stories.
b. A continuous movement or circulation: the flow of traffic; a flow of paperwork across his desk.
4. The amount that flows in a given period of time.
5. The rising of the tide.
6. Continuity and smoothness of appearance.
7. A general movement or tendency: a dissenter who went against the flow of opinion.
8. The sequence in which operations are performed.
9. An apparent ease or effortlessness of performance: "An athlete must learn to forget the details of his or her training to achieve the instinctive sense of flow that characterizes a champion" (Frederick Turner).
10. Menstrual discharge.

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