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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 flow /ˈflo/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 flow /ˈflo/ 不及物動詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 流程; 流動

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology

 流 流程

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flow obs. imp. sing. of Fly, v. i.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flow v. i. [imp. & p. p. Flowed p. pr. & vb. n. Flowing.]
 1. To move with a continual change of place among the particles or parts, as a fluid; to change place or circulate, as a liquid; as, rivers flow from springs and lakes; tears flow from the eyes.
 2. To become liquid; to melt.
    The mountains flowed down at thy presence.   --Is. lxiv. 3.
 3. To proceed; to issue forth; as, wealth flows from industry and economy.
 Those thousand decencies that daily flow
 From all her words and actions.   --Milton.
 4. To glide along smoothly, without harshness or asperties; as, a flowing period; flowing numbers; to sound smoothly to the ear; to be uttered easily.
    Virgil is sweet and flowingin his hexameters.   --Dryden.
 5. To have or be in abundance; to abound; to full, so as to run or flow over; to be copious.
    In that day . . . the hills shall flow with milk.   --Joel iii. 18.
    The exhilaration of a night that needed not the influence of the flowing bowl.   --Prof. Wilson.
 6. To hang loose and waving; as, a flowing mantle; flowing locks.
    The imperial purple flowing in his train.   --A. Hamilton.
 7. To rise, as the tide; -- opposed to ebb; as, the tide flows twice in twenty-four hours.
    The river hath thrice flowed, no ebb between.   --Shak.
 8. To discharge blood in excess from the uterus.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flow, v. t.
 1. To cover with water or other liquid; to overflow; to inundate; to flood.
 2. To cover with varnish.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flow, n.
 1. A stream of water or other fluid; a current; as, a flow of water; a flow of blood.
 2. A continuous movement of something abundant; as, a flow of words.
 3. Any gentle, gradual movement or procedure of thought, diction, music, or the like, resembling the quiet, steady movement of a river; a stream.
    The feast of reason and the flow of soul.   --Pope.
 4. The tidal setting in of the water from the ocean to the shore. See Ebb and flow, under Ebb.
 5. A low-lying piece of watery land; -- called also flow moss and flow bog. [Scot.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases) [syn:
      2: the amount of fluid that flows in a given time [syn: flow
         rate, rate of flow]
      3: the act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression
         [syn: stream]
      4: any uninterrupted stream or discharge
      5: something that resembles a flowing stream in moving
         continuously; "a stream of people emptied from the
         terminal"; "the museum had planned carefully for the flow
         of visitors" [syn: stream]
      6: dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive
         events or ideas; "two streams of development run through
         American history"; "stream of consciousness"; "the flow of
         thought"; "the current of history" [syn: stream, current]
      7: the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of
         nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause; "the women
         were sickly and subject to excessive menstruation"; "a
         woman does not take the gout unless her menses be
         stopped"--Hippocrates; "the semen begins to appear in
         males and to be emitted at the same time of life that the
         catamenia begin to flow in females"--Aristotle [syn: menstruation,
          menses, menstruum, catamenia, period]
      v 1: move or progress freely as if in a stream; "The crowd flowed
           out of the stadium" [syn: flux]
      2: move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the
         Missouri feeds into the Mississippi" [syn: run, feed,
      3: cause to flow; "The artist flowed the washes on the paper"
      4: be abundantly present; "The champagne flowed at the wedding"
      5: fall or flow in a certain way; "This dress hangs well"; "Her
         long black hair flowed down her back" [syn: hang, fall]
      6: cover or swamp with water
      7: undergo menstruation; "She started menstruating at the age
         of 11" [syn: menstruate]