re·​flow | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈflō How to pronounce reflow (audio) \
reflowed; reflowing; reflows

Definition of reflow

intransitive verb

1 : to flow back : ebb
2 : to flow in again

Other Words from reflow

reflow \ ˈrē-​ˌflō How to pronounce reflow (audio) \ noun

Examples of reflow in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But the basic unit of text in an ebook does not correspond with a page, because the text can be made to reflow at different sizes and in various fonts, as the user prefers. Ian Bogost, The Atlantic, 14 Sep. 2021 The third portion of the bill would require regulatory fees collected by local government to be reflowed only to the specific industry it was collected from. Nyamekye Daniel, Washington Examiner, 21 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of reflow

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Reflow.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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