|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"
|2.||[ noun ] the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)|
|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|
"a flowing brook"
|4.||[ adjective ] moving smoothly and continuously|
"crowds flowing through the canyons of the streets" "fan streaming into the concert hall"
|5.||[ adjective ] (of water) rising to the surface under internal hydrostatic pressure|
"an artesian well" "artesian pressure"