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current

 
Adjective current has 1 sense
  1. current - occurring in or belonging to the present time; "current events"; "the current topic"; "current negotiations"; "current psychoanalytic theories"; "the ship's current position"
    Antonyms:
    noncurrent, back, dead, disused, obsolete, outdated, out-of-date, superannuated, obsolescent
Noun current has 3 senses
  1. current, electric current - a flow of electricity through a conductor; "the current was measured in amperes"
    --1 is a kind of electrical phenomenon
    --1 has particulars: juice; thermionic current
  2. current, stream - a steady flow (usually from natural causes); "the raft floated downstream on the current"; "he felt a stream of air"
    --2 is a kind of flow, flowing
    --2 has particulars:
     tidal flow, tidal current; riptide, rip current; undertide, undercurrent; torrent, violent stream; eddy, twist; whirlpool, vortex, maelstrom; ocean current
  3. stream, flow, current - 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"
    --3 is a kind of course, line
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