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flux (fl¨ks) noun
1.a. A flow or flowing. b. A continued flow; a flood.
2.The flowing in of the tide.
3.Medicine. The discharge of large quantities of fluid material from the body, especially the discharge of watery feces from the intestines.
4.a. The rate of flow of fluid, particles, or energy through a given surface. b. flux density. c. The lines of force of a magnetic field.
5.Constant or frequent change; fluctuation: "The newness and flux of the computer industry has meant many opportunities for women and minorities" (Connie Winkler).
6.Chemistry & Metallurgy. A substance that aids, induces, or otherwise actively participates in fusing or flowing, as:. a. A substance applied to a surface to be joined by welding, soldering, or brazing to facilitate the flowing of solder and prevent formation of oxides. b. A mineral added to the metals in a furnace to promote fusing or to prevent the formation of oxides. c. An additive that improves the flow of plastics during fabrication. d. A readily fusible glass or enamel used as a base in ceramic work.
fluxed, fluxing, fluxes verb, transitive
1.To melt; fuse.
2.To apply a flux to.
1.To become fluid.
2.To flow; stream.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin fl˙xus, from past participle of fluere, to flow.]
flux reversal (fluks'
The change in orientation of the minute magnetic particles on the surface of a disk or tape toward one of two magnetic poles. The two different alignments are used to represent binary 1 and binary 0 for data storage: A flux reversal typically represents a binary 1, and no reversal represents a binary 0.
luminous flux (lí┤me-nes fl¨ks) noun
The rate of flow oflight per unit of time, especially the flux of visible light expressed in lumens.
flux gate (fl¨ks gAt) noun
A detector used to indicate the direction of the earth's magnetic field.
Existence is no more than the
precarious attainment of relevance in
an intensely mobile flux of past, present,
Susan Sontag (b. 1933), U.S. essayist. Styles of Radical Will, "'Thinking Against Oneself': Reflections on Cioran" (1969).
fluxion (fl¨k┤shen) noun
1.a. A flow or flowing. b. Continual change.
2.Archaic. a. See derivative. b. fluxions. Differential calculus.
[French, from Late Latin
fl˙xio, fl˙xion-, from Latin fl˙xus, flux. See flux.]
- flux┤ional or flux┤ionar┤y (fl¨k┤she-nŔr┤ŕ) adjective
- flux┤ionally adverb
flux (fluks) noun
1. The total strength of a magnetic, electric, or radiation field over a given area.
2. A chemical used to aid the binding of solder to electrical conductors.
Design in art, is a
recognition of the relation between various things, various elements
in the creative flux. You can't invent a design. You recognise it, in
the fourth dimension. That is, with your blood and your bones, as well
as with your eyes.
D. H. Lawrence (1885-1930), British author. Phoenix: The Posthumous Papers of D. H. Lawrence, pt. 4, "Art and Morality" (ed. by E. McDonald, 1936).
political anarcho punk band Flux Of Pink Indians on Crass records (disbanded 1984)
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604 entity Hux Flux
experimental noise entity Flux Information Sciences