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  • 1 Flowing — Flow ing, a. That flows or for flowing (in various sense of the verb); gliding along smoothly; copious. [1913 Webster] {Flowing battery} (Elec.), a battery which is kept constant by the flowing of the exciting liquid through the cell or cells.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Flowing — Flow ing, a. & n. from {Flow}, v. i. & t. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 flowing — index circulation, copious, eloquent, facile, fluvial, full Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 flowing — [adj] gushing, abounding brimming, continuous, cursive, easy, falling, flooded, fluent, fluid, fluidic, full, issuing, liquefied, liquid, overrun, pouring out, prolific, rich, rippling, rolling, running, rushing, sinuous, smooth, spouting,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 5 Flowing — Flow Flow (fl[=o]), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Flowed} (fl[=o]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Flowing}.] [AS. fl[=o]wan; akin to D. vloeijen, OHG. flawen to wash, Icel. fl[=o]a to deluge, Gr. plw ein to float, sail, and prob. ultimately to E. float, fleet.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 flowing — flowingly, adv. flowingness, n. /floh ing/, adj. 1. moving in or as in a stream: flowing water. 2. proceeding smoothly or easily; facile: flowing language. 3. long, smooth, graceful, and without sudden interruption or change of direction: flowing …

    Universalium

  • 7 flowing — /ˈfloʊɪŋ/ (say flohing) adjective 1. that flows; moving in or as in a stream: flowing water. 2. proceeding smoothly or easily: flowing language. 3. smoothly and gracefully continuous throughout the length: flowing lines; flowing curves. 4.… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 8 flowing — flow|ing [ˈfləuıŋ US ˈflou ] adj 1.) hanging or moving in a smooth graceful way ▪ She had pale skin and dark, flowing hair. ▪ long, flowing robes 2.) continuing in a smooth, graceful way, with no sudden changes ▪ a flowing melody ▪ flowing curves …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 flowing — flow|ing [ flouıŋ ] adjective usually before noun 1. ) flowing clothes or hair hang in an attractive way: The women wore long flowing skirts. 2. ) flowing water is moving along: a fast flowing stream …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 10 flowing — adjective 1) long flowing hair Syn: loose, free, unconfined, draping Ant: stiff, curly 2) the new model will have soft, flowing lines Syn: sleek, streamlined, a …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 11 flowing — UK [ˈfləʊɪŋ] / US [ˈfloʊɪŋ] adjective [usually before noun] 1) flowing clothes or hair hang in an attractive way The women wore long flowing skirts. 2) flowing water is moving along a fast flowing stream …

    English dictionary

  • 12 Flowing — For 1956 Japanese film Flowing (Nagareru) dircted by Mikio Naruse see Nagareru. Flowing is a song by the group 311. It first appeared on the 1999 album Soundsystem and later on the Greatest Hits 93 03 album in 2004.It was also the second single… …

    Wikipedia

  • 13 flowing — 1. noun The action of the verb to flow the flowing of the river 2. adjective a) Tending to flow. a flowing dress b) Moving, proceeding or shaped smoothly …

    Wiktionary

  • 14 flowing — flow·ing || fləʊɪŋ adj. streaming; moving along smoothly; hanging loosely (about hair, clothing, etc.); abounding, plentiful fləʊ n. act of flowing; movement of a liquid; something which flows; steady progression (of things, events, etc.); …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 15 flowing — flow•ing [[t]ˈfloʊ ɪŋ[/t]] adj. long, smooth, and graceful: flowing lines; flowing gestures[/ex] • Etymology: 1545–55 flow′ing•ly, adv. flow′ing•ness, n …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 flowing — adj. Flowing is used with these nouns: ↑beard, ↑dress, ↑gown, ↑lock, ↑mane, ↑melody, ↑prose, ↑river, ↑robe, ↑script, ↑water …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 flowing — Synonyms and related words: affluent, ascending, autograph, autographic, axial, back, back flowing, backward, balanced, calligraphic, cascading, chirographic, concinnate, concinnous, confluent, coursing, cursive, dangling, decurrent, defluent,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 flowing — f ( e/ a) flowing, flux …

    Old to modern English dictionary

  • 19 flowing — adjective moving, curving, or hanging gracefully: long flowing white hair …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 flowing — adj 1. streaming, running, drifting, gliding, sliding, moving along; circulating, moving around, passing through; rolling, purling, rippling, gurgling, bubbling, trickling; gushing, surging, effusive; rushing, cascading, falling. 2. fluent,… …

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