[n] a steady flow (usually from natural causes); "the raft floated downstream on the current"; "he felt a stream of air"
[n] dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas; "two streams of development run through American history"; "stream of consciousness"; "the flow of thought"; "the current of history"
[n] a flow of electricity through a conductor; "the current was measured in amperes"
[adj] occurring in or belonging to the present time; "current events"; "the current topic"; "current negotiations"; "current psychoanalytic theories"; "the ship's current position"
actual, afoot(p), circulating(a), contemporary, electric current, flow, in progress(p), incumbent, latest, live, ongoing, on-line(a), present-day(a), prevailing, prevalent, rife, stream, stream, topical, underway, up-to-date, up-to-the-minute