Definition of Flow


  • 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
  • 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"
  • 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"
  • any uninterrupted stream or discharge
  • the act of flowing or streaming
    continuous progression
  • the amount of fluid that flows in a given time
    - flow rate - rate of flow
  • the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)


  • undergo menstruation
    "She started menstruating at the age of 11"
  • cover or swamp with water
  • fall or flow in a certain way
    "This dress hangs well"
    "Her long black hair flowed down her back"
  • be abundantly present
    "The champagne flowed at the wedding"
  • cause to flow
    "The artist flowed the washes on the paper"
  • move along, of liquids
    "Water flowed into the cave"
    "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi"
  • move or progress freely as if in a stream
    "The crowd flowed out of the stadium"
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Unscramble flow

10 unscramble word found using the letters flow.

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