Synonyms of flux


1. flux, rate

usage: the rate of flow of energy or particles across a given surface

2. flux, fluxion, flow, flowing

usage: a flow or discharge

3. flux, chemical, chemical substance

usage: a substance added to molten metals to bond with impurities that can then be readily removed

4. flux, pathology

usage: excessive discharge of liquid from a cavity or organ (as in watery diarrhea)

5. flux, state of flux, state

usage: a state of uncertainty about what should be done (usually following some important event) preceding the establishment of a new direction of action; "the flux following the death of the emperor"

6. magnetic field, magnetic flux, flux, field, field of force, force field

usage: the lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle

7. flux density, flux, density, denseness

usage: (physics) the number of changes in energy flow across a given surface per unit area

8. flux, change

usage: in constant change; "his opinions are in flux"; "the newness and flux of the computer industry"


1. flow, flux, move

usage: move or progress freely as if in a stream; "The crowd flowed out of the stadium"

2. liquefy, flux, liquify, change integrity

usage: become liquid or fluid when heated; "the frozen fat liquefied"

3. blend, flux, mix, conflate, commingle, immix, fuse, coalesce, meld, combine, merge, change integrity

usage: mix together different elements; "The colors blend well"

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Definition and meaning of flux (Dictionary)