flow

A relatively rapid mass-movement process that involves a mixture of rock, soil, vegetation, and water moving downslope as a viscous fluid. Within a flow (such as a mudflow), each particle, regardless of its size, moves independently.
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flow

(flo) the movement of a liquid or gas. the amount of a fluid that passes through an organ or part in a specified time; called also flow rate.
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flow

(from the article `deformation and flow`) in physics, alteration in shape or size of a body under the influence of mechanical forces. Flow is a change in deformation that continues as long as ...
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flow

(from the article `landslide`) A type of landslide in which the distribution of particle velocities resembles that of a viscous fluid is called a flow. The most important ...
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flow

(from the article `production system`) When viewed as a process, a production system may be further characterized by flows (channels of movement) in the process: both the physical flow of ...
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flow

[n] - the amount of fluid that flows in a given time 2. [n] - any uninterrupted stream or discharge 3. [n] - the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases) 4. [n] - the act of flowing or streaming 5. [v] - be abundantly present 6. [v] - cause to flow 7. [v] - move or progress freely as if in a stream 8. [v]
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Flow

• (v. i.) To proceed; to issue forth; as, wealth flows from industry and economy. • (n.) Any gentle, gradual movement or procedure of thought, diction, music, or the like, resembling the quiet, steady movement of a river; a stream. • (n.) The tidal setting in of the water from the ocean to the shore. See Ebb and flow, under Ebb. &bul...
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flow

verb move or progress freely as if in a stream; `The crowd flowed out of the stadium`
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flow

stream noun the act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression
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Flow

(free, bound or continuous) one of the four main factors that make up the dynamics of movement, according to the effortÂ’s theory by Rudolph Laban. When flow is free, the dancer would not have big control to stop movement immediately (like the arm of a country worker, when throwing and spreading rice seeds or when a dancer makes a grand jetĂ...
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FLOW

[Belgium] FLOW is a Belgian national health care network, meant for health care providers and patients. It is an acronym which stands for Facilities (services and related infrastructure), Legal implementation (the telex files), Organisations (locoregional teams) and Wisdom (coordination and supervision center). The system is built around th...
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Flow

[journal] Flow is an online journal of television and media studies, published by the Department of Radio-TV-Film at the University of Texas at Austin. It was conceived by graduate students Christopher Lucas and Avi Santo and launched in October 2004. Flow is intended to foster conversations amongst media scholars and non-academic communiti...
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Flow

[mathematics] In mathematics, a flow formalizes the idea of the motion of particles in a fluid. Flows are ubiquitous in science, including engineering and physics. The notion of flow is basic to the study of ordinary differential equations. Informally, a flow may be viewed as a continuous motion of points over time. More formally, a flow is...
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Flow

[policy debate] In policy debate, the flow (flowing in verb form) is the name given to a specialized form of notetaking or shorthand, which debaters use to keep track of all of the arguments in the round. It incorporates specialized and individualized abbreviations, notations, and symbols that allow debaters to keep up with the rapid speed ...
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Flow

[psychology] Flow, also know as Zone, is the mental state of operation in which a person performing an activity is fully immersed in a feeling of energized focus, full involvement, and enjoyment in the process of the activity. In essence, flow is characterized by complete absorption in what one does. Proposed by Mihály Csíkszentmihályi, ...
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Flow

[radio] The newly restored Watts Hospital cupola. Photo taken by Trevor Shannon. ...
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Flow

[software] Flow is middleware software, which allows data integration specialists to connect disparate systems, whether they are on-premise, hosted or in the cloud; transforming and restructuring data as required between environments. Flow functionality can be utilised for data integration projects, EDI and data conversion activities. Flow ...
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Flow

[television] In television programming, flow is how channels and networks try to hold their audience from program to program, or from one segment of a program to another. Thus, it is the `flow` of television material from one element to the next. The term is also significant in television studies, the academic analysis of the medium. Media ...
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Flow

[video game] Flow (stylized as flOw) is an indie video game created by Jenova Chen and Nicholas Clark. Originally released as a free Flash game in 2006 to accompany Chen`s master`s thesis, it was reworked into a 2007 PlayStation 3 game by his development studio, Thatgamecompany. SuperVillain Studios released a PlayStation Portable version o...
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Flow

Flow (flō) intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Flowed (flōd); present participle & verbal noun Flowing .] [ Anglo-Saxon flōwan ; akin to Dutch vloeijen , Old High German flawen to was...
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Flow

Flow (flō), obsolete imperfect sing. of Fly , intransitive verb Chaucer.
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Flow

Flow noun 1. A stream of water or other fluid; a current; as, a flow of water; a flow of blood. 2. A continuous movement of something abundant; as, a flow of words. 3. Any gentle, gradual movement or procedure of thought, diction, music, or the like, res...
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Flow

Flow transitive verb 1. To cover with water or other liquid; to overflow; to inundate; to flood. 2. To cover with varnish.
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flow

1. 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. ... 2. To become liquid; to melt. 'The mountains flowed down at thy presence.' (Is. Lxiv. 3) ... 3. To pproceed; to issue forth; as, wealth flows from indu...
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Flow

1) Time dependent irrecoverable deformation. See Rheology. 2) A measure of the consistency of freshly mixed concrete, mortar, or cement paste in terms of the increase in diameter of a molded truncated cone specimen after jigging a specified number of times.
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