Definition of fluxes

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • fluxes is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 16
  • fluxes is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 16
  • fluxes is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 18

Definition of fluxes


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

    Synonyms

    1. flux density
  • move or progress freely as if in a stream (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. flow
  • mix together different elements (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. blend
    2. coalesce
    3. combine
    4. commingle
    5. conflate
    6. fuse
    7. immix
    8. meld
    9. merge
    10. mix
  • a state of uncertainty about what should be done (usually following some important event) preceding the establishment of a new direction of action (noun)

    Examples

    1. the flux following the death of the emperor

    Synonyms

    1. state of flux
  • the lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. magnetic field
    2. magnetic flux
  • a flow or discharge (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. fluxion
  • become liquid or fluid when heated (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. liquefy
    2. liquify
  • a substance added to molten metals to bond with impurities that can then be readily removed (noun)
  • excessive discharge of liquid from a cavity or organ (as in watery diarrhea) (noun)
  • in constant change (noun)

    Examples

    1. his opinions are in flux
    2. the newness and flux of the computer industry
  • the rate of flow of energy or particles across a given surface (noun)

See definition of fluxes in Merriam Webster

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