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flux

[ fluhks ]
/ flʌks /
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noun
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
to flow.
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Origin of flux

1350–1400; Middle English <Latin fluxus a flowing, equivalent to fluc-, variant stem of fluere to flow + -tus suffix of v. action, with ct>x

OTHER WORDS FROM flux

non·flux, nounsu·per·flux, nountrans·flux, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for flux

flux
/ (flʌks) /

noun
verb

Word Origin for flux

C14: from Latin fluxus a flow, from fluere to flow
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Medical definitions for flux

flux
[ flŭks ]

n.
The discharge of large quantities of fluid material from the body, especially the discharge of watery feces from the intestines.
Material thus discharged from the bowels.
The rate of flow of fluid, particles, or energy through a given surface.
Flux density.
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Scientific definitions for flux

flux
[ flŭks ]

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