Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun flux

8 senses of flux

Sense 1
flux -- (the rate of flow of energy or particles across a given surface)
       => rate -- (a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected")

Sense 2
flux, fluxion -- (a flow or discharge)
       => flow, flowing -- (the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases))

Sense 3
flux -- (a substance added to molten metals to bond with impurities that can then be readily removed)
       => chemical, chemical substance -- (material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules)

Sense 4
flux -- (excessive discharge of liquid from a cavity or organ (as in watery diarrhea))
       => pathology -- (any deviation from a healthy or normal condition)

Sense 5
flux, state of flux -- (a state of uncertainty about what should be done (usually following some important event) preceding the establishment of a new direction of action; "the flux following the death of the emperor")
       => state -- (the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state")

Sense 6
magnetic field, magnetic flux, flux -- (the lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle)
       => field, field of force, force field -- (the space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it)

Sense 7
flux density, flux -- ((physics) the number of changes in energy flow across a given surface per unit area)
       => density, denseness -- (the amount per unit size)

Sense 8
flux -- (in constant change; "his opinions are in flux"; "the newness and flux of the computer industry")
       => change -- (the action of changing something; "the change of government had no impact on the economy"; "his change on abortion cost him the election")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb flux

3 senses of flux

Sense 1
flow, flux -- (move or progress freely as if in a stream; "The crowd flowed out of the stadium")
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

Sense 2
liquefy, flux, liquify -- (become liquid or fluid when heated; "the frozen fat liquefied")
       => change integrity -- (change in physical make-up)

Sense 3
blend, flux, mix, conflate, commingle, immix, fuse, coalesce, meld, combine, merge -- (mix together different elements; "The colors blend well")
       => change integrity -- (change in physical make-up)

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