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(1)   The act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression
(2)   The motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
(3)   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"
(4)   Any uninterrupted stream or discharge
(5)   The monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause
"The women were sickly and subject to excessive menstruation"
"A woman does not take the gout unless her menses be stopped"--Hippocrates
"The semen begins to appear in males and to be emitted at the same time of life that the catamenia begin to flow in females"--Aristotle
(6)   Something that resembles a flowing stream in moving continuously
"A stream of people emptied from the terminal"
"The museum had planned carefully for the flow of visitors"
(7)   The amount of fluid that flows in a given time


(8)   Undergo menstruation
"She started menstruating at the age of 11"
(9)   Cover or swamp with water
(10)   Fall or flow in a certain way
"This dress hangs well"
"Her long black hair flowed down her back"
(11)   Move or progress freely as if in a stream
"The crowd flowed out of the stadium"
(12)   Move along, of liquids
"Water flowed into the cave"
"The Missouri feeds into the Mississippi"
(13)   Cause to flow
"The artist flowed the washes on the paper"
(14)   Be abundantly present
"The champagne flowed at the wedding"


  1. The movement of a fluid.
  2. The rising movement of the tide.
  3. Smoothness or continuity.
    The room was small, but it had good symmetry and flow.
  4. The amount of a fluid that moves or the rate of fluid movement.
    Turn on the valve and make sure you have sufficient flow.
  5. the state of being at one with.


  1. To move as a fluid from one position to another.
  2. To move or match smoothly, gracefully, or continuously.
    The writing is grammatically correct, but it just doesn't flow.