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flu·men

, pl.

flu·mi·na

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

, pl. flumina (flū'mĕn, -mi-nă)
A flowing, or stream.
Synonym(s): stream.
[L.]
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The meeting among others was also attended by representatives of Marble industries in Buner who were directed to take prompt measures to avoid pollution of water streams. Deputy Commissioner Buner was also tasked to take effective measures for establishment of Marble City in Buner and also take measures to prevent pollution of water streams by marble industries.
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