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confluence

 [kon´floo-ens]
a running together; a meeting of streams.
confluence of sinuses the dilated point of confluence of the superior sagittal, straight, occipital, and two transverse sinuses of the dura mater.

con·flu·ence

(kon'flū-ĕns), [TA]
A flowing together; a joining of two or more streams.
Synonym(s): confluens [TA]
[L. confluens]

confluence

/con·flu·ence/ (kon´floo-ins)
1. a running together; a meeting of streams.con´fluent
2. in embryology, the flowing of cells, a component process of gastrulation.

confluence of sinuses  the dilated point of confluence of the superior sagittal, straight, occipital, and two transverse sinuses of the dura mater.

con·flu·ence

(kon'flū-ĕns) [TA]
A flowing together; a joining of two or more streams.
[L. confluens]

confluence

a running together; a meeting of streams.

confluence of sinuses
the dilated point of confluence of the superior sagittal, straight, occipital and two transverse sinuses of the dura mater.
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Informed by Labor's disastrous wartime experience and the internecine conflux that rocked its NSW branch during the early 1920s, Childe's How Labour Governs (1923) diagnosed Labor's failings as a parliamentary working-class party--a strategy he termed 'politicalism'.
Barmouth is placed in one of the most disagreeable situations that could possibly have been chosen for it, near the conflux of the river Maw, or Mawddach, whence it is called by the Welsh, Aber Maw, and from this Berthaw or, corruptedly, Barmouth.
Within the conflux of shadow and time there was room for all of us" (12-13).
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The conclusion to the book insists that "only a hermeneutic open to examine the conflux of the sacred, popular, and humorous in Mondo Piccolo can provide the appropriate way to comprehend Guareschi within a critical and cultural context" (195).
32) Bak breaks the frames of reality ("the given") by depicting conditions of a brutal reality amidst a conflux of extraordinary and unsettling images.
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AS A CONFLUX OF NATIVE and immigrant cultures, America struggles with the uneasy balance between assimilation and difference.
We believe that in order to engage in transformation, one must first develop the skills needed to recognize, analyze, and problematize the conflux of these areas and the ways in which they can impact linguistic minority students and perpetuate the status quo.
The gorge of Tsotso, discharging the river of Rupshu into Hangrang, is about 11,000 feet: the highest point which the Chinese government allow us to explore here is the Takka rDozam, where the river bed at 11,600 feet is extremely contracted between huge rocks, some of which have tumbled across the stream and formed a natural bridge more picturesque than convenient: but the conflux of the river with that of sPiti, where both debouch into the open valley of Hangrang, is (according to Gerard) only 10,200; and at both these points there are large alluvial banks much higher than the river bed.