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Flux

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FLUX, n. L. fluxus, fluo, fluxi.

1. The act of flowing the motion or passing of a fluid.
2. The moving or passing of any thing in continued succession. Things in this life, are in a continual flux.
3. Any flow or issue of matter. In medicine, an extraordinary issue or evacuation from the bowels or other part as the bloody flux or dysentery, hepatic flux, &c.
4. In hydrography, the flow of the tide. The ebb is called reflux.
5. In metallurgy, any substance or mixture used to promote the fusion of metals or minerals, as alkalies, borax, tartar and other saline matter, or in large operations limestone or fluor. Alkaline fluxes are either the crude, the white or the black flux.
6. Fusion a liquid state from the operation of heat.
7. That which flows or is discharged.
8. Concourse confluence. Little used.

FLUX, a. Flowing moving maintained by a constant succession of parts inconstant variable. Not well authorized.

FLUX,

1. To melt to fuse to make fluid.

One part of mineral alkali will flux two of siliceous earth with effervescence.

2. To salivate. Little used.

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Entry for 'Flux'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/f/flux.html.

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