1. (v.) imp. sing. of Fly, v. i.

2. (v. i.) To move with a continual change of place among the particles or parts, as a fluid; to change place or circulate, as a liquid; as, rivers flow from springs and lakes; tears flow from the eyes.

3. (v. i.) To become liquid; to melt.

4. (v. i.) To proceed; to issue forth; as, wealth flows from industry and economy.

5. (v. i.) To glide along smoothly, without harshness or asperities; as, a flowing period; flowing numbers; to sound smoothly to the ear; to be uttered easily.

6. (v. i.) To have or be in abundance; to abound; to full, so as to run or flow over; to be copious.

7. (v. i.) To hang loose and waving; as, a flowing mantle; flowing locks.

8. (v. i.) To rise, as the tide; -- opposed to ebb; as, the tide flows twice in twenty-four hours.

9. (v. i.) To discharge blood in excess from the uterus.

10. (v. t.) To cover with water or other liquid; to overflow; to inundate; to flood.

11. (v. t.) To cover with varnish.

12. (n.) A stream of water or other fluid; a current; as, a flow of water; a flow of blood.

13. (n.) A continuous movement of something abundant; as, a flow of words.

14. (n.) Any gentle, gradual movement or procedure of thought, diction, music, or the like, resembling the quiet, steady movement of a river; a stream.

15. (n.) The tidal setting in of the water from the ocean to the shore. See Ebb and flow, under Ebb.

16. (n.) A low-lying piece of watery land; -- called also flow moss and flow bog.

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