interflow

noun
in·​ter·​flow | \ ˌin-tər-ˈflō How to pronounce interflow (audio) \
variants: or inter-flow
plural interflows or inter-flows

Definition of interflow

1 : a flowing into one another : a mixing together
2 : a continuous reciprocal movement or exchange an interflow of ideas

Other Words from interflow

interflow or inter-flow intransitive verb interflowed or inter-flowed; interflowing or inter-flowing
Thousands of Navajo who live in the area around Black Mesa get their domestic water from the aquifer or from waters that interflow with it. — Lawrence Lack

First Known Use of interflow

1830, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Interflow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interflow. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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