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  Definition of flux
  1. in constant change; "his opinions are in flux"; "the newness and flux of the computer industry"
  2. (physics) the number of flux changes per unit area
  3. a flow or discharge
  4. the lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle
  5. 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"
  6. excessive discharge of liquid from a cavity or organ (as in watery diarrhea)
  7. a substance added to molten metals to bond with impurities that can then be readily removed
  8. the rate of flow of energy or particles across a given surface
  9. mix together different elements; "The colors blend well"
  10. become liquid or fluid when heated; "the frozen fat liquefied"
  11. move or progress freely as if in a stream; "The crowd flowed out of the stadium"
Similar Words: flux density, fluxion, magnetic field, magnetic flux, state of flux, blend, mix, conflate, commingle, immix, fuse, coalesce, meld, combine, merge, liquefy, liquify, flow

 

See Also: stump, mix up

 

Hyponyms: magnetosphere, solar magnetic field, soldering flux, neutron flux, radiant flux, gauge, absorb, melt, meld, blend in, mix in, accrete, conjugate, admix, alloy, syncretize, syncretise, condense, distill, distil, dissolve, thaw, unfreeze, unthaw, dethaw, fuse, ripple, ruffle, riffle, cockle, undulate, transpire, transpirate

 

Derivational Morphology: flow, liquefy, liquify, blend, mix, conflate, commingle, immix, fuse, coalesce, meld, combine, merge, combination, combining, compounding, coalescence, coalescency, coalition, concretion, conglutination, fusion, merger, unification, mixer, commixture, admixture, mixture, intermixture, mixing, assortment, mixed bag, miscellany, miscellanea, variety, salmagundi, smorgasbord, potpourri, motley, concoction, blending, liquid, liquidness, liquidity, fluxion, liquefaction, stream

 

 
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