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flux meaning and definition

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FLUX noun

Definition of flux (noun)

  1. the rate of flow of energy or particles across a given surface
  2. a flow or discharge
  3. a substance added to molten metals to bond with impurities that can then be readily removed
  4. excessive discharge of liquid from a cavity or organ (as in watery diarrhea)
  5. 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
  6. the lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle
  7. (physics) the number of changes in energy flow across a given surface per unit area
  8. in constant change
    • "his opinions are in flux"; "the newness and flux of the computer industry"

FLUX verb

Definition of flux (verb)

  1. move or progress freely as if in a stream
    • "The crowd flowed out of the stadium"
    • synonyms: flow
  2. become liquid or fluid when heated
  3. mix together different elements
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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