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Definition of Flux

Flux
Flux Flux, a. [L. fluxus, p. p. of fluere. See Flux, n.] Flowing; unstable; inconstant; variable. The flux nature of all things here. --Barrow.
Flux
Flux Flux (fl[u^]ks), n. [L. fluxus, fr. fluere, fluxum, to flow: cf.F. flux. See Fluent, and cf. 1st & 2d Floss, Flush, n., 6.] 1. The act of flowing; a continuous moving on or passing by, as of a flowing stream; constant succession; change. By the perpetual flux of the liquids, a great part of them is thrown out of the body. --Arbuthnot. Her image has escaped the flux of things, And that same infant beauty that she wore Is fixed upon her now forevermore. --Trench. Languages, like our bodies, are in a continual flux. --Felton. 2. The setting in of the tide toward the shore, -- the ebb being called the reflux. 3. The state of being liquid through heat; fusion. 4. (Chem. & Metal.) Any substance or mixture used to promote the fusion of metals or minerals, as alkalies, borax, lime, fluorite. Note: White flux is the residuum of the combustion of a mixture of equal parts of niter and tartar. It consists chiefly of the carbonate of potassium, and is white. -- Black flux is the ressiduum of the combustion of one part of niter and two of tartar, and consists essentially of a mixture of potassium carbonate and charcoal. 5. (Med.) (a) A fluid discharge from the bowels or other part; especially, an excessive and morbid discharge; as, the bloody flux or dysentery. See Bloody flux. (b) The matter thus discharged. 6. (Physics) The quantity of a fluid that crosses a unit area of a given surface in a unit of time.
Flux
Flux Flux, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fluxed (fl[u^]kst); p. pr. & vb. n. Fluxing.] 1. To affect, or bring to a certain state, by flux. He might fashionably and genteelly . . . have been dueled or fluxed into another world. --South. 2. To cause to become fluid; to fuse. --Kirwan. 3. (Med.) To cause a discharge from; to purge.

Meaning of Flux from wikipedia

- Flux describes any effect that appears to p**** or travel (whether it actually moves or not) through a surface or substance. A flux is a concept in applied...
- the magnetic flux (often denoted Φ or ΦB) through a surface is the surface integral of the normal component of the magnetic field flux density B p****ing...
- metallurgy, a flux (derived from Latin fluxus meaning "flow") is a chemical cleaning agent, flowing agent, or purifying agent. Fluxes may have more than...
- Æon Flux is a 2005 American science fiction action film based on the animated science fiction action television series of the same name created by Peter...
- Æon Flux /ˌiːɒn ˈflʌks/ is an American avant-garde science fiction animated television series that aired on MTV November 30, 1991, until October 10, 1995...
- Heat flux or thermal flux, sometimes also referred to as heat flux density, heat-flow density or heat flow rate intensity is a flow of energy per unit...
- In photometry, luminous flux or luminous power is the measure of the perceived power of light. It differs from radiant flux, the measure of the total...
- Flux pinning is the phenomenon where a superconductor is pinned in space above a magnet. The superconductor must be a type-II superconductor because type-I...
- Flux is a rate of flow through a surface or substance in physics, or has a related meaning in applied mathematics. Flux may also refer to: Flux (biology)...
- circuit theory, flux linkage is a property of a two-terminal element. It is an extension rather than an equivalent of magnetic flux and is defined as...
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