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Flux

Flux Meaning & Definition
Flux Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Flux?

[n] in constant change; "his opinions are in flux"
[n] (physics) the number of flux changes per unit area
[n] a flow or discharge
[n] the lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle
[n] excessive discharge of liquid from a cavity or organ (as in watery diarrhea)
[n] a substance added to molten metals to bond with impurities that can then be readily removed
[n] the rate of flow of energy or particles across a given surface
[v] mix together different elements; "The colors blend well"; "fuse the clutter of detail into a rich narrative"--A. Schlesinger
[v] become liquid or fluid; of a solid substance, when heated; "the frozen fat liquefied"
[v] move or progress freely as if in a stream; "The crowd flowed out of the stadium"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Flux: blend | coalesce | combine | commingle | conflate | flow | flux density | fluxion | fuse | immix | liquefy | liquify | magnetic field | magnetic flux | meld | merge | mix

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See Also | absorb | accrete | admix | alloy | blend in | change | change integrity | chemical | cockle | compactness | concentration | condense | conjugate | denseness | density | distil | distill | field | field of force | flow | flowing | force field | magnetosphere | melt | mix in | mix up | move | neutron flux | pathology | radiant flux | rate | riffle | ripple | ruffle | sluice | solar magnetic field | soldering flux | stump | syncretise | syncretize | thaw | transpirate | transpire | undulate | unfreeze | unthaw

Flux In Webster's Dictionary

\Flux\ (fl[u^]ks), n. [L. fluxus, fr. fluere, fluxum, to flow: cf.F. flux. See {Fluent}, and cf. 1st & 2d {Floss}, {Flush}, n., 6.] 1. The act of flowing; a continuous moving on or passing by, as of a flowing stream; constant succession; change. By the perpetual flux of the liquids, a great part of them is thrown out of the body. --Arbuthnot. Her image has escaped the flux of things, And that same infant beauty that she wore Is fixed upon her now forevermore. --Trench. Languages, like our bodies, are in a continual flux. --Felton. 2. The setting in of the tide toward the shore, -- the ebb being called the {reflux}. 3. The state of being liquid through heat; fusion. 4. (Chem. & Metal.) Any substance or mixture used to promote the fusion of metals or minerals, as alkalies, borax, lime, fluorite. Note: {White flux} is the residuum of the combustion of a mixture of equal parts of niter and tartar. It consists chiefly of the carbonate of potassium, and is white. -- {Black flux} is the ressiduum of the combustion of one part of niter and two of tartar, and consists essentially of a mixture of potassium carbonate and charcoal. 5. (Med.) (a) A fluid discharge from the bowels or other part; especially, an excessive and morbid discharge; as, the bloody flux or dysentery. See {Bloody flux}. (b) The matter thus discharged. 6. (Physics) The quantity of a fluid that crosses a unit area of a given surface in a unit of time.
\Flux\, a. [L. fluxus, p. p. of fluere. See {Flux}, n.] Flowing; unstable; inconstant; variable. The flux nature of all things here. --Barrow.
\Flux\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fluxed} (fl[u^]kst); p. pr. & vb. n. {Fluxing}.] 1. To affect, or bring to a certain state, by flux. He might fashionably and genteelly . . . have been dueled or fluxed into another world. --South. 2. To cause to become fluid; to fuse. --Kirwan. 3. (Med.) To cause a discharge from; to purge.

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