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[n] the act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression
[n] the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
[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] any uninterrupted stream or discharge
[n] the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause; "the women were sickly and subject to excessive menstruation"; "a woman does not take the gout unless her menses be stopped"--Hippocrates; "the semen begins to appear in males and to be emitted at the same time of life that the catamenia begin to flow in females"--Aristotle
[n] something that resembles a flowing stream in moving continuously; "a stream of people emptied from the terminal"; "the museum had planned carefully for the flow of visitors"
[n] the amount of fluid that flows in a given time
[v] undergo menstruation; "She started menstruating at the age of 11"
[v] cover or swamp with water
[v] fall or flow in a certain way; "This dress hangs well"; "Her long black hair flowed down her back"
[v] move or progress freely as if in a stream; "The crowd flowed out of the stadium"
[v] move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"
[v] cause to flow; "The artist flowed the washes on the paper"
[v] be abundantly present; "The champagne flowed at the wedding"

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