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

 flux /ˈflʌks/

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

 flux /ˈfləks/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology

 通量 通過量

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flux n.
 1. The act of flowing; a continuous moving on or passing by, as of a flowing stream; constant succession; change.
    By the perpetual flux of the liquids, a great part of them is thrown out of the body.   --Arbuthnot.
 Her image has escaped the flux of things,
 And that same infant beauty that she wore
 Is fixed upon her now forevermore.   --Trench.
          Languages, like our bodies, are in a continual flux.   --Felton.
 2. The setting in of the tide toward the shore, -- the ebb being called the reflux.
 3. The state of being liquid through heat; fusion.
 4. Chem. & Metal. Any substance or mixture used to promote the fusion of metals or minerals, as alkalies, borax, lime, fluorite.
 Note:White flux is the residuum of the combustion of a mixture of equal parts of niter and tartar. It consists chiefly of the carbonate of potassium, and is white. -- Black flux is the ressiduum of the combustion of one part of niter and two of tartar, and consists essentially of a mixture of potassium carbonate and charcoal.
 5. Med. (a) A fluid discharge from the bowels or other part; especially, an excessive and morbid discharge; as, the bloody flux or dysentery. See Bloody flux. (b) The matter thus discharged.
 6. Physics The quantity of a fluid that crosses a unit area of a given surface in a unit of time.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flux, a.  Flowing; unstable; inconstant; variable.
    The flux nature of all things here.   --Barrow.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flux, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fluxed p. pr. & vb. n. Fluxing.]
 1. To affect, or bring to a certain state, by flux.
 He might fashionably and genteelly . . . have been dueled or
 fluxed into another world.   --South.
 2. To cause to become fluid; to fuse.
 3. Med. To cause a discharge from; to purge.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the rate of flow of energy or particles across a given
      2: a flow or discharge [syn: 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: state of flux]
      6: the lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a
         moving charged particle [syn: magnetic field, magnetic
      7: (physics) the number of flux changes per unit area [syn: 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]
      2: become liquid or fluid  when heated; "the frozen fat
         liquefied" [syn: liquefy, liquify]
      3: mix together different elements; "The colors blend well"
         [syn: blend, mix, conflate, commingle, immix, fuse,
          coalesce, meld, combine, merge]