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Definition of Flux


  1. The act of flowing; a continuous moving on or passing by, as of a flowing stream; constant succession; change.
  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. Any substance or mixture used to promote the fusion of metals or minerals, as alkalies, borax, lime, fluorite.
  5. A fluid discharge from the bowels or other part; especially, an excessive and morbid discharge; as, the bloody flux or dysentery. See Bloody flux.
  6. The matter thus discharged.
  7. The quantity of a fluid that crosses a unit area of a given surface in a unit of time.
  8. Flowing; unstable; inconstant; variable.
  9. To affect, or bring to a certain state, by flux.
  10. To cause to become fluid; to fuse.
  11. To cause a discharge from; to purge.
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Flux Translations

flux in Italian is fluviale
flux in Spanish is flujo