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Meaning of flux

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: the rate of flow of energy or particles across a given
      2: a flow or discharge [syn: {flux}, {fluxion}]
      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" [syn: {flux}, {state of flux}]
      6: the lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving
         charged particle [syn: {magnetic field}, {magnetic flux},
      7: (physics) the number of changes in energy flow across a given
         surface per unit area [syn: {flux density}, {flux}]
      8: in constant change; "his opinions are in flux"; "the newness
         and flux of the computer industry"
      v 1: move or progress freely as if in a stream; "The crowd
           flowed out of the stadium" [syn: {flow}, {flux}]
      2: become liquid or fluid when heated; "the frozen fat
         liquefied" [syn: {liquefy}, {flux}, {liquify}]
      3: mix together different elements; "The colors blend well"
         [syn: {blend}, {flux}, {mix}, {conflate}, {commingle},
         {immix}, {fuse}, {coalesce}, {meld}, {combine}, {merge}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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