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  Words related to current

Related / Similar Words: stream, flow, electric current

 

Definition:
  • a steady flow (usually from natural causes); "the raft floated downstream on the current"; "he felt a stream of air";
  • 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";
  • a flow of electricity through a conductor; "the current was measured in amperes";
  • occurring in or belonging to the present time; "current events"; "the current topic"; "current negotiations"; "current psychoanalytic theories"; "the ship''s current position";

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    See Also: modern, new

     

    Hyponyms: tidal flow, tidal current, riptide, rip current, undertide, undercurrent, torrent, violent stream, eddy, twist, whirlpool, vortex, maelstrom, ocean current, juice, thermionic current

     

    Attributes: currentness, currency, up-to-dateness

     

    Derivational Morphology: stream, well out

     

    Anagrams: unerect

     

    Language Translations:
    Albanian: lumë   Catalan: riu  
    Chinese: 電流 and   Croatian: struja  
    Danish: aktuel   Dutch: huidig and stroming and stroomsterkte  
    Esperanto: fluo   Finnish: sähkövirta and tämänhetkinen and virta  
    French: courant   German: gegenwärtig and Strom and Stromstärke  
    Hungarian: áram   Indonesian: arus  
    Interlingua: currente   Italian: corrente  
    Japanese: 電流 and 流れ   Lithuanian: srovė  
    Polish: bieżący and prąd   Portuguese: corrente  
    Romanian: curent   Russian: нынешний and поток and ток  
    Slovak: tok   Slovene: tok  
    Spanish: corriente   Swedish: nuvarande and ström  
    Tagalog: agos   Telugu: ఇటీవలి and ప్రవాహం  
     
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