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CURRENT, a. L., to flow or run.

1. Literally, flowing, running, passing. Hence, passing from person to person, or from hand to hand circulating as current opinions current coin. Hence, common, general or fashionable generally received popular as the current notions of the day or age current folly.
2. Established by common estimation generally received as the current value of coin.
3. Passable that may be allowed or admitted.
4. Now passing present in its course as the current month or year.


1. A flowing or passing a stream applied to fluids as a current of water, or of air. The gulf stream is a remarkable current in the Atlantic. A current sets into the Mediterranean.
2. Course progressive motion, or movement continuation as the current of time.
3. A connected series successive course as the current of events.
4. General or main course as the current of opinion.

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The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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