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Definition of Flow


  1. imp. sing. of Fly, v. i.
  2. To move with a continual change of place among the particles or parts, as a fluid; to change place or circulate, as a liquid; as, rivers flow from springs and lakes; tears flow from the eyes.
  3. To become liquid; to melt.
  4. To proceed; to issue forth; as, wealth flows from industry and economy.
  5. To glide along smoothly, without harshness or asperties; as, a flowing period; flowing numbers; to sound smoothly to the ear; to be uttered easily.
  6. To have or be in abundance; to abound; to full, so as to run or flow over; to be copious.
  7. To hang loose and waving; as, a flowing mantle; flowing locks.
  8. To rise, as the tide; -- opposed to ebb; as, the tide flows twice in twenty-four hours.
  9. To discharge blood in excess from the uterus.
  10. To cover with water or other liquid; to overflow; to inundate; to flood.
  11. To cover with varnish.
  12. A stream of water or other fluid; a current; as, a flow of water; a flow of blood.
  13. A continuous movement of something abundant; as, a flow of words.
  14. Any gentle, gradual movement or procedure of thought, diction, music, or the like, resembling the quiet, steady movement of a river; a stream.
  15. The tidal setting in of the water from the ocean to the shore. See Ebb and flow, under Ebb.
  16. A low-lying piece of watery land; -- called also flow moss and flow bog.

Flow Quotations

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them - that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.
Lao Tzu

Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart. - Washington Irving
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
Washington Irving

Oh, I am very weary, Though tears no longer flow; My eyes are tired of weeping, My heart is sick of woe.
Anne Bronte

Capitalism does not permit an even flow of economic resources. With this system, a small privileged few are rich beyond conscience, and almost all others are doomed to be poor at some level. That's the way the system works. And since we know that the system will not change the rules, we are going to have to change the system.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Real estate investing, even on a very small scale, remains a tried and true means of building an individual's cash flow and wealth.
Robert Kiyosaki
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Flow Translations

flow in Afrikaans is vloei, loop, stroom
flow in Dutch is stromen, vloeien, lopen, vlieten
flow in Finnish is virrata
flow in Italian is fluviale, corrente, fluire
flow in Portuguese is fluxo, corrente
flow in Spanish is flujo, fluir, corriente
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