Definition of 'flow'

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What is also true is that this is some side when they are in full flow. The Sun (2016)The time interval is a measure of how fast information is flowing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Tears also flowed because football had lost a dignified man in a realm not given to decorum. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The grainy scrub uses ground seaweed to scuff off dead skin and promote blood flow. The Sun (2017)It completed a brilliant, flowing move with a powerful angled drive from the right side of the box. The Sun (2016)The traffic was flowing freely. The Sun (2017)It was also explained to her that as a large church with a regular flow of new people, there were many others who needed help. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Your car uses computer equipment to control the flow of electricity through the vehicle. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The absence of forgiveness gums up the possibility of redemptive life flowing to people. Christianity Today (2000)What are the advantages of continuous flow production? Joanna Blythman Bad Food Britain (2006)Your creative ideas flow fast and include two winners. The Sun (2012)This improves blood flow and thus hair growth. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She also sported a flowing blonde wig. The Sun (2012)This is when his red blood cells block blood flow to the limbs and organs. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The spatial interval constitutes a pause in the flow of narrative time. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)You need to go with the flow. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They had maintained their controls on the flows of speculative capital entering or leaving the economy. George Monbiot THE AGE OF CONSENT (2003)Now the bucks are flowing freely for him. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Other trial schemes have flowed thick and fast. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Easily recognisable from the flowing long hair cascading out the back of his helmet. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Low flow also affects salmon migration and fisheries. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The strengths of his game when in full flow remain something to behold. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Her physicians had to guess her health from the endless flow of information that she provided about it. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Tudor Farmhouse has a pretty garden with a stream flowing over large pebbles. Times, Sunday Times (2012)What if you don't have any control over the information flow? Larry Downes THE STRATEGY MACHINE (2002)This disrupted the jet stream which flows over the Pacific. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The Arsenal moves continued to flow. Times, Sunday Times (2009)

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Translations for 'flow'

British English: flow /fləʊ/ VERB
If a liquid, gas, or electrical current flows somewhere, it moves there steadily and continuously.
A stream flowed gently down into the valley.
  • American English: flow
  • Arabic: يَتَدَفَّقُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: fluir
  • Chinese: 流动
  • Croatian: teći
  • Czech: proudit
  • Danish: strømme
  • Dutch: stromen
  • European Spanish: fluir
  • Finnish: virrata
  • French: couler cours d’eau
  • German: fließen
  • Greek: κυλώ
  • Italian: scorrere
  • Japanese: 流れる
  • Korean: 흐르다
  • Norwegian: strømme
  • Polish: popłynąć
  • European Portuguese: fluir
  • Romanian: a curge
  • Russian: течь
  • Spanish: fluir
  • Swedish: flyta
  • Thai: ไหล
  • Turkish: akmak
  • Ukrainian: текти
  • Vietnamese: chảy


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