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Definition of Current

Current
Current Cur"rent, n. [Cf. F. courant. See Current, a. ] 1. A flowing or passing; onward motion. Hence: A body of fluid moving continuously in a certain direction; a stream; esp., the swiftest part of it; as, a current of water or of air; that which resembles a stream in motion; as, a current of electricity. Two such silver currents, when they join, Do glorify the banks that bound them in. --Shak. The surface of the ocean is furrowed by currents, whose direction . . . the navigator should know. --Nichol. 2. General course; ordinary procedure; progressive and connected movement; as, the current of time, of events, of opinion, etc. Current meter, an instrument for measuring the velocity, force, etc., of currents. Current mill, a mill driven by a current wheel. Current wheel, a wheel dipping into the water and driven by the current of a stream or by the ebb and flow of the tide. Syn: Stream; course. See Stream.

Meaning of Current from wikipedia

- Ocean current, a current in the ocean Rip current Current (stream), currents in rivers and streams Current (mathematics), geometrical current in differential...
- An electric current is the rate of flow of electric charge past a point or region. An electric current is said to exist when there is a net flow of electric...
- Alternating current (AC) is an electric current which periodically reverses direction, in contrast to direct current (DC) which flows only in one direction...
- The Current War is a 2017 American historical drama film inspired by the 19th century competition between Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse over which...
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- Direct current (DC) is the unidirectional flow of an electric charge. A battery is a prime example of DC power. Direct current may flow through a conductor...
- In economics, a country's current account is one of the two components of its balance of payments, the other being the capital account (also known as...
- electromagnetism, current density is the amount of charge per unit time that flows through a unit area of a chosen cross section. The current density vector...
- Eddy currents (also called Foucault's currents) are loops of electrical current induced within conductors by a changing magnetic field in the conductor...
- A current transformer (CT) is a type of transformer that is used to reduce or multiply an alternating current (AC). It produces a current in its secondary...
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