interflow

noun in·ter·flow \ ˌin-tər-ˈflō \
variants: or inter-flow

Definition of interflow

plural interflows or inter-flows
1 : a flowing into one another : a mixing together
2 : a continuous reciprocal movement or exchange
  • an interflow of ideas

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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