- flowers of sulfur,
- flowers of sulphur,
- flowers of tan,
Origin of flowing
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of flow
Examples from the Web for flowing
Not just love between people but love within your HEART, flowing in all aspects of your life.The Chris Brown vs. Drake Feud Continues: Brown Claims Ex GF Karrueche Tran Cheated with Drizzy|Marlow Stern|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hoop skirts of the Civil War era relaxed into flowing, streamlined gowns.
Dix, a founding member of the RCP, spoke in a flowing diatribe as we walked amid the crowd that night.
It was only the 8th minute of the game, and Argentina was flowing with dangerous vigor.Costa Rica vs. the Netherlands: A Tale of Two Goalies|Tunku Varadarajan|July 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Be very passive as the air leaves your lungs and leaves your mouth, mimicking the sounds of ocean waves ebbing and flowing.
A pain came to Guida's heart as she read the flowing tale of his buoyant love.The Battle Of The Strong, Complete|Gilbert Parker
From the tide of population now flowing into them it is highly probable that this will soon occur.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Polk|Compiled by James D. Richardson
We had full, flowing, picturesque Moorish costumes which we purchased in the bazaars of Tangier.The Letters Of Mark Twain, Volume 2, 1867-1875|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
The total number of flowing bores in the colony was given as 440, with a yield of water of nearly 266½ million gallons a day.Our First Half-Century|Government of Queensland
Age had not yet affected their quick, flowing movement but they were getting old—they were only a few weeks short of his own age.Space Prison|Tom Godwin
verb (mainly intr)
- a marsh or swamp
- an inlet or basin of the sea
- (capital when part of a name)Scapa Flow
Word Origin for flow
mid-15c., "action of flowing," from flow (v.). Meaning "amount that flows" is from 1807. Flow chart attested from 1920.
Old English flowan "to flow, stream, issue; become liquid, melt; abound, overflow" (class VII strong verb; past tense fleow, past participle flowen), from Proto-Germanic *flo- (cf. Middle Dutch vloyen, Dutch vloeien "to flow," Old Norse floa "to deluge," Old High German flouwen "to rinse, wash"), probably from PIE *pleu- "flow, float" (see pluvial). The weak form predominated from 14c., but strong past participle flown is occasionally attested through 18c. Related: Flowed; flowing.
see ebb and flow; go with the flow.