1. [ adjective ] smooth and unconstrained in movement
Synonyms: smooth fluid liquid fluent

"a long, smooth stride" "the fluid motion of a cat" "the liquid grace of a ballerina" "liquid prose"

Related terms: graceful
2. [ noun ] the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
Synonyms: flow
Related terms: change_of_location current flux rush overflow seepage airflow drippage freshet flood discharge backflow fountain drip flush emission ebb run
3. [ adjective ] (of liquids) moving freely
Synonyms: streaming

"a flowing brook"

Related terms: running
4. [ adjective ] moving smoothly and continuously
Synonyms: streaming

"crowds flowing through the canyons of the streets" "fan streaming into the concert hall"

Related terms: moving
5. [ adjective ] (of water) rising to the surface under internal hydrostatic pressure
Synonyms: artesian

"an artesian well" "artesian pressure"

Related terms: subartesian
Similar spelling:   fling