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1flow/ˈfloʊ/verb
flowsflowedflowing
1flow
/ˈfloʊ/
verb
flowsflowedflowing
Learner's definition of FLOW  
[no object]
of liquid, gas, or electricity  : to move in a steady and continuous way — often used figuratively
: to move in a continuous and smooth way
   b  : to move, come, or go continuously in one direction
: to proceed in a smooth and easy way
   b  of a drink  : to be drunk freely
: to hang down in a loose and graceful way
: to be caused or produced by something : to come from something
of a tide  : to move in toward the land : rise

— flowing

adjective
2flow/ˈfloʊ/noun
pluralflows
2flow
/ˈfloʊ/
noun
pluralflows
Learner's definition of FLOW  
[singular]  : an act of flowing : the movement of something that is flowing
[count]  : a large area of mud or some other material that is flowing or that was formed by flowing
[noncount]  : the amount of something that flows in a certain time
— see also cash flow

ebb and flow

— see 1ebb

go against the flow

: to do things that do not agree with what most other people are doing

go with the flow

: to relax and accept what is happening without trying to change things or do something different or difficult

in full flow

chiefly British
— used to describe someone who is talking continuously in a very enthusiastic way
— used to describe the time when something is most active, successful, etc.
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