Definitions for: Flowing

[n] the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
[adj] (of liquids) moving freely; "a flowing brook"
[adj] (of water) rising to the surface under internal hydrostatic pressure; "an artesian well"; "artesian pressure"
[adj] smooth and unconstrained in movement; "a long, smooth stride"; "the fluid motion of a cat"; "the liquid grace of a ballerina"; "liquid prose"
[adj] moving smoothly and continuously; "crowds flowing through the canyons of the streets"; "fan streaming into the concert hall"

Webster (1913) Definition: Flow"ing, a.
That flows or for flowing (in various sense of the verb);
gliding along smoothly; copious.

Flowing battery (Elec.), a battery which is kept constant
by the flowing of the exciting liquid through the cell or
cells. --Knight.

Flowing furnace, a furnace from which molten metal, can be
drawn, as through a tap hole; a foundry cupola.

Flowing sheet (Naut.), a sheet when eased off, or loosened
to the wind, as when the wind is abaft the beam. --Totten.

a. & n. from Flow, v. i. & t.

Synonyms: artesian, flow, fluent, fluid, graceful, liquid, moving, running(a), smooth, streaming

Antonyms: subartesian

See Also: airflow, backflow, backflowing, change of location, current, discharge, dribble, drip, ebb, emission, flood, flush, flux, fluxion, fountain, freshet, gush, jet, ooze, oozing, outpouring, overflow, overspill, reflux, run, runoff, rush, seepage, spate, stream, surge, travel, trickle, upsurge

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