flux


flux (http://definr.com/flux)

     n 1: the rate of flow of energy or particles across a given
          surface
     2: a flow or discharge [syn: fluxion]
     3: a substance added to molten metals to bond with impurities
        that can then be readily removed
     4: excessive discharge of liquid from a cavity or organ (as in
        watery diarrhea)
     5: the lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a
        moving charged particle [syn: magnetic field, {magnetic
        flux}]
     6: (physics) the number of flux changes per unit area [syn: {flux
        density}]
     7: in constant change: "his opinions are in flux"
     v 1: move or progress freely as if in a stream; "The crowd flowed
          out of the stadium" [syn: flow]
     2: become liquid or fluid; of a solid substance, when heated;
        "the frozen fat liquefied" [syn: liquefy, liquify]
     3: mix together different elements; "The colors blend well";
        "fuse the clutter of detail into a rich narrative"--A.
        Schlesinger [syn: blend, mix, conflate, commingle,
         immix, fuse, coalesce, meld, combine, merge]