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flux

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1 the frequent and usually sudden passing from one condition to another
  • the English language is always in a state of flux

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2 a flowing or coming in
  • January typically brings a great flux of returns to department stores

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3 abnormally frequent intestinal evacuations with more or less fluid stools
  • Civil War doctors noted frequent cases of flux in the camps

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flux

verb

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to go from a solid to a liquid state
  • a solid will flux more quickly under pressure

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The first known use of flux was in the 14th century

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“Flux.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/flux. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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