flux


flux
flux (n.) late 14c., from O.Fr. flus "flowing, rolling, bleeding," or directly from L. fluxus "flowing, loose, slack," pp. of fluere "to flow" (see FLUENT (Cf. fluent)). Originally "excessive flow" (of blood or excrement); an early name for "dysentery;" sense of "continuous succession of changes" is first recorded 1620s. The verb is early 15c., from the noun.

Etymology dictionary. 2014.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • flux — flux …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • flux — [ fly ] n. m. • 1306; lat. fluxus « écoulement », de fluere « couler » 1 ♦ Didact. Action de couler. ⇒ écoulement. Flux artériel, veineux. Flux menstruel : les règles. Flux laminaire (d un gaz, de l air). 2 ♦ (1532) Littér. Grande quantité… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • flux — FLUX, fluxuri, s.n. 1. Fază de ridicare periodică a nivelului apei oceanelor sau a mărilor deschise, în cadrul fenomenului de maree, sub influenţa mişcării de rotaţie a Pământului şi a atracţiei Lunii şi a Soarelui. ♦ fig. Revărsare puternică,… …   Dicționar Român

  • Flux FM — Allgemeine Informationen Empfang analog terrestrisch Livestream Send …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Flux TV — Senderlogo Allgemeine Informationen Empfang …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Flux — (fl[u^]ks), n. [L. fluxus, fr. fluere, fluxum, to flow: cf.F. flux. See {Fluent}, and cf. 1st & 2d {Floss}, {Flush}, n., 6.] 1. The act of flowing; a continuous moving on or passing by, as of a flowing stream; constant succession; change. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • FLUX — – goldener Verkehrsknoten     Trägerschaft PostAuto Schweiz AG Patronat Verband öffentlicher Verkehr Erste Verleihung 8. November 2007 Nächste Verleihung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • flux — Flux, ou Fluxion, Profluuium profluuij, Fluxio. Flux de ventre, Alui profluuium, Aluus non consistens, Licentia, Diarrhoea, Pantices, Tormina, Fluxiones alui, Alui resolutio, Cita aluus. Flux de sang, Sanguinis reiectio, Fluxiones sanguinis. Les… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • flux — [ flʌks ] noun 1. ) uncount a condition of continuous change: in a state of flux: The climate appears to be in a state of flux. in flux: The committee s ideas were still in flux. 2. ) count or uncount SCIENCE the rate at which matter or energy… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Flux — Flux, a. [L. fluxus, p. p. of fluere. See {Flux}, n.] Flowing; unstable; inconstant; variable. [1913 Webster] The flux nature of all things here. Barrow. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flux — |us| s. m. 1. Fluxo. 2. a flux: abundantemente; a rodos; unanimemente. 3. estar a flux: ter só cartas de trunfo. 4. levar tudo a flux: não deixar escapar nada.   ‣ Etimologia: alteração de fluxo …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.