Flux

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English

Noun

Flux (plural Fluxes)
  1. A state of ongoing change.
  2. A chemical agent for cleaning metal prior to soldering or welding.
  3. (physics) The rate of transfer of energy (or another physical quantity) through a given surface, specifically electric flux, magnetic flux.

Verb

Flux (third-person singular simple present fluxes, present participle fluxing, simple past and past participle fluxed)

  1. To use flux.
  2. To melt.
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  1. To flow as a liquid.
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Synonyms for Flux

change, mutation, transition, flow, discharge, motion, activity, fluctuation.

Antonyms for Flux

inactivity, constancy, fixity, stability.

Derived terms

Thesaurus

abscess, add, advance, affluence, afflux, affluxion, ague, amalgamate, anemia, angular motion, ankylosis, anoxia, anticoagulant, apnea, ascending, ascent, asphyxiation, assimilate, asthma, ataxia, atrophy, axial motion, backache, backflowing, backing, backward motion, bandage, bathe, bleeding, blend, blennorhea, bloody flux, bougie decimale, bowel movement, cachexia, cachexy, candle, candle lumen, candle power, candle-foot, candle-hour, candle-meter, cardialgia, care for, career, catharsis, change, chill, chills, china clay, china stone, cholera morbus, chylifaction, chylification, clay, climbing, coalesce, colic, colliquate, combine, come together, compound, comprise, concourse, confluence, conflux, connect, consolidate, constipation, convulsion, costiveness, coughing, course, crap, crosscurrent, cure, current, cut, cyanosis, decimal candle, decoagulate, decoct, defecation, defluxion, defrost, dejection, deliquesce, descending, descent, diagnose, diarrhea, diluent, dilutant, direct tide, discharge, dissolve, dissolvent, dissolving agent, dizziness, doctor, downflow, downpour, downward motion, drift, driftage, dropsy, dysentery, dyspepsia, dyspnea, ebb, ebb and flow, ebb tide, ebbing, edema, effusion, egestion, ejaculation, ejection, elimination, emaciation, embody, emission, encompass, evacuation, excretion, exposure meter, extravasation, extrusion, exudation, fainting, fatigue, fever, fibrillation, fireclay, flight, flood, flood tide, flow, flowing, fluctuation, fluency, fluidify, fluidity, fluidize, fluidness, flux and reflux, fluxility, fluxion, foot-candle, forward motion, full tide, fuse, give care to, glaze, gripe, gripes, growth, gush, heal, heartburn, hemorrhage, high blood pressure, high tide, high water, hydrops, hypertension, hypotension, icterus, include, incorporate, indecision, indecisiveness, indigestion, inflammation, inflow, infuse, insomnia, instability, integrate, intensity, interblend, interfuse, international candle, irregularity, itching, jaundice, join, juiciness, kaolin, labored breathing, lactation, lactescence, lamp-hour, leach, lientery, light, light meter, light quantum, liquefacient, liquefaction, liquefier, liquefy, liquesce, liquidize, liquidness, lixiviate, loose bowels, low blood pressure, low tide, low water, lumbago, lumen, lumen meter, lumen-hour, lumeter, luminous flux, luminous intensity, luminous power, lump together, lunar tide, lux, make one, marasmus, massage, meld, melt, melt down, melt into one, merge, milkiness, mill run, millrace, minister to, mix, modification, moisture, motion, mounting, movement, mutation, nasal discharge, nausea, neap, neap tide, necrosis, nurse, oblique motion, obstipation, ongoing, onrush, onward course, operate on, opposite tide, oscillation, outflow, pain, paralysis, passage, percolate, petuntse, photon, physic, plaster, plunging, porcelain clay, poultice, progress, pruritus, purgation, purge, put together, pyrosis, quantum, race, radial motion, random motion, rash, reembody, refine, reflowing, refluence, reflux, refractory clay, regression, remedy, render, resolutive, resolvent, retrogression, rheum, rheuminess, rip, riptide, rising, roll into one, rub, run, runs, rush, sappiness, sclerosis, secretion, seizure, serosity, set, shade into, shit, shits, shock, sideward motion, sinking, skin eruption, slip, smelt, sneezing, soaring, solar tide, solidify, solubilize, solve, solvent, sore, spasm, spate, splint, spring tide, sternway, stool, strap, stream, subsiding, succulence, suppuration, surge, swing, swinging, syncretize, syndicate, synthesize, tabes, tachycardia, thalassometer, thaw, thin, thinner, tidal amplitude, tidal current, tidal current chart, tidal flow, tidal range, tide, tide chart, tide gate, tide gauge, tide race, tide rip, tidewater, tideway, traject, trajet, transudation, treat, trend, trots, tumor, turistas, unclot, undercurrent, undertow, unfreeze, unify, unit of flux, unit of light, unite, unrest, upset stomach, upward motion, vertigo, voidance, vomiting, wasting, water flow, wateriness, wavering

Etymology

From Latin fluxus (flow), flush

Pronunciation

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French

Pronunciation

Noun

Flux m. (plural flux)

  1. flow (The flow of the tide)

Romanian

Noun

flux n

  1. flow (The flow of the tide)