Definition of flux (noun)
- the rate of flow of energy or particles across a given surface
- a flow or discharge
- synonyms: fluxion
- a substance added to molten metals to bond with impurities that can then be readily removed
- excessive discharge of liquid from a cavity or organ (as in watery diarrhea)
- a state of uncertainty about what should be done (usually following some important event) preceding the establishment of a new direction of action
- "the flux following the death of the emperor"
- synonyms: state of flux
- the lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle
- (physics) the number of changes in energy flow across a given surface per unit area
- synonyms: flux density
- in constant change
- "his opinions are in flux"; "the newness and flux of the computer industry"
Definition of flux (verb)
- move or progress freely as if in a stream
- "The crowd flowed out of the stadium"
- synonyms: flow
- become liquid or fluid when heated
- mix together different elements
Source: Princeton University Wordnet