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    current - Dictionary definition and meaning for word current

    Definition
    (noun) a flow of electricity through a conductor
    Synonyms : electric current
    Example Sentence
    • the current was measured in amperes
    Definition
    (noun) a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes)
    Synonyms : stream
    Example Sentence
    • the raft floated downstream on the current
    • he felt a stream of air
    • the hose ejected a stream of water
    Definition
    (noun) dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas
    Synonyms : flow , stream
    Example Sentence
    • two streams of development run through American history
    • stream of consciousness
    • the flow of thought
    • the current of history
    Definition
    (adj) occurring in or belonging to the present time
    Example Sentence
    • current events
    • the current topic
    • current negotiations
    • current psychoanalytic theories
    • the ship's current position
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