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flu·men

, pl.

flu·mi·na

(flū'men, flū'min-ă),
A flowing, or stream.
Synonym(s): stream
[L.]

stream

(strem)
A steady flow of a liquid.

cathode stream

Negatively charged electrons emitted from a cathode and accelerated in a straight line to interact with an anode. X-ray photons are then produced.
See: Bremsstrahlung radiation; ray, cathode

flu·men

, pl. flumina (flū'mĕn, -mi-nă)
A flowing, or stream.
Synonym(s): stream.
[L.]
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At the place where it flowed into the bay on which Puerto Cortes was built, the stream was wide and deep.
The Atlantic is a Lethean stream, in our passage over which we have had an opportunity to forget the Old World and its institutions.
I was at a concert in Munich one night, the people were streaming in, the clock-hand pointed to seven, the music struck up, and instantly all movement in the body of the house ceased--nobody was standing, or walking up the aisles, or fumbling with a seat, the stream of incomers had suddenly dried up at its source.
One tributary stream, in the great flood of gas which illuminates London, tracks its parent source to Works established in this locality.
Him follow'd RIMMON, whose delightful Seat Was fair DAMASCUS, on the fertil Banks Of ABBANA and PHARPHAR, lucid streams.
Magnificent scenery Wind River Mountains Treasury of waters A stray horse An Indian trail Trout streams The Great Green River Valley An alarm A band of trappers Fontenelle, his information Sufferings of thirst Encampment on the Seeds-ke- dee Strategy of rival traders Fortification of the camp The Blackfeet Banditti of the mountains Their character and habits
Help me at once; fill your streams with water from their sources, rouse all your torrents to a fury; raise your wave on high, and let snags and stones come thundering down you that we may make an end of this savage creature who is now lording it as though he were a god.
Ever since they had got among these barren and arid hills where there was a deficiency of grass, they had met with no buffaloes; those animals keeping in the grassy meadows near the streams.
It--was a desolate land of rocks and foaming streams and clattering cataracts.
My impatient love overfloweth in streams,--down towards sunrise and sunset.
An' where they's springs they's streams, an' streams means trout.
He swam quartering up- stream, but still was swept downward rather faster than he had expected.

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