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Etymology

From Latin fluxus, flow

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
flux

Plural
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  1. A state of ongoing change.
    The schedule is in flux at the moment.
  2. A chemical agent for cleaning metal prior to soldering or welding.
    It is important to use flux when soldering or oxides on the metal will prevent a good bond.
  3. (physics) The rate of transfer of energy (or other physical quantity) per unit area, specifically electric flux, magnetic flux.
    That high a neutron flux would be lethal in seconds.

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to flux

Third person singular
fluxes

Simple past
fluxed

Past participle
fluxed

Present participle
fluxing

to flux (third-person singular simple present fluxes, present participle fluxing, simple past and past participle fluxed)
  1. To use flux.
    You have to flux the joint before soldering.
  2. To melt.
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  1. To flow as a liquid.
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French

Pronunciation

Noun

flux m. (plural flux)

  1. flow (The flow of the tide)

Romanian

Noun

flux n

  1. flow (The flow of the tide)

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