1. a flowing or flow.
2. the flowing in of the tide.
3. continuous change, passage, or movement.
a. the rate of flow of fluid, particles, or energy.
b. a quantity expressing the strength of a field of force in a given area.
5. Chemistry, Metallurgy.
a. a substance used to refine metals by combining with impurities to form a molten mixture that can be readily removed.
b. a substance used to remove oxides from and prevent further oxidation of fused metal, as in soldering or hot-dip coating.
c. (in the refining of scrap or other metal) a salt or mixture of salts that combines with non-metallic impurities, causing them to float or coagulate.
–verb (used with object)
7. to melt; make fluid.
8. to fuse by the use of flux.
9. Obsolete. to purge.
–verb (used without object)
People come and go,
Following this or that or the other
Stopping with no obvious reason,
An erratic flux
Following moons of its own.
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