Word:

Flow

Pronunciation: flō
imp. sing.1.imp. sing. of Fly, v. i.
v. i.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.
[imp. & p. p. Flowed (flōd); p. pr. & vb. n. Flowing.]
2.To become liquid; to melt.
3.To proceed; to issue forth; as, wealth flows from industry and economy.
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.
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. 18.
6.To hang loose and waving; as, a flowing mantle; flowing locks.
7.To rise, as the tide; - opposed to ebb; as, the tide flows twice in twenty-four hours.
8.To discharge blood in excess from the uterus.
v. t.1.To cover with water or other liquid; to overflow; to inundate; to flood.
2.To cover with varnish.
n.1.A stream of water or other fluid; a current; as, a flow of water; a flow of blood.
2.A continuous movement of something abundant; as, a flow of words.
3.Any gentle, gradual movement or procedure of thought, diction, music, or the like, resembling the quiet, steady movement of a river; a stream.
The feast of reason and the flow of soul.
- Pope.
4.The tidal setting in of the water from the ocean to the shore. See Ebb and flow, under Ebb.
5.A low-lying piece of watery land; - called also flow moss and flow bog.
Noun1.flow - the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
Synonyms: flowing
2.flow - the amount of fluid that flows in a given time
3.flow - the act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression
Synonyms: stream
4.flow - any uninterrupted stream or discharge
5.flow - 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"
Synonyms: stream
6.flow - 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"
Synonyms: stream, current
7.flow - 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 appear in males and to be emitted at the same time of life that the catamenia begin to flow in females"--Aristotle
Verb1.flow - move or progress freely as if in a stream; "The crowd flowed out of the stadium"
Synonyms: flux
2.flow - move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi"
Synonyms: course, run, feed
3.flow - cause to flow; "The artist flowed the washes on the paper"
4.flow - be abundantly present; "The champagne flowed at the wedding"
5.flow - fall or flow in a certain way; "This dress hangs well"; "Her long black hair flowed down her back"
Synonyms: hang, fall
6.flow - cover or swamp with water
7.flow - undergo menstruation; "She started menstruating at the age of 11"
Synonyms: menstruate
(tool)Flow - A companion utility to Floppy by Julian James Bunn . Flow allows the user to produce various reports on the structure of Fortran 77 code, such as flow diagrams and common block tables. It runs under VMS, Unix, CMS.

Posted to comp.sources.misc volume 31.
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