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flux

 
Noun flux has 8 senses
  1. flux - the rate of flow of energy or particles across a given surface
    --1 is a kind of
    rate
    --1 has particulars: neutron flux; radiant flux
  2. flux, fluxion - a flow or discharge
    --2 is a kind of flow, flowing
    Derived form: verb flux2
  3. flux - a substance added to molten metals to bond with impurities that can then be readily removed
    --3 is a kind of
    chemical
    --3 has particulars: soldering flux
    Derived form: verb flux3
  4. flux - excessive discharge of liquid from a cavity or organ (as in watery diarrhea)
    --4 is a kind of
    pathology
  5. flux, state of flux - 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"
    --5 is a kind of state
  6. magnetic field, magnetic flux, flux - the lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle
    --6 is a kind of field, field of force, force field
    --6 has particulars: magnetosphere; solar magnetic field
  7. flux density, flux - (physics) the number of flux changes per unit area
    --7 is a kind of concentration, density, denseness, compactness
  8. flux - in constant change; "his opinions are in flux"; "the newness and flux of the computer industry"
    --8 is a kind of
    change
Verb flux has 3 senses
  1. flow, flux - move or progress freely as if in a stream; "The crowd flowed out of the stadium"
    --1 is one way to move
    Derived form: noun fluxion1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  2. liquefy, flux, liquify - become liquid or fluid when heated; "the frozen fat liquefied"
    --2 is one way to change integrity
    Derived form: noun flux2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  3. blend, flux, mix, conflate, commingle, immix, fuse, coalesce, meld, combine, merge - mix together different elements; "The colors blend well"
    --3 is one way to change integrity
    Derived form: noun flux3
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
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