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