flux and reflux

flux and reflux
Synonyms and related words:
Lissajous figure, alternation, back-and-forth, coming and going, direct tide, ebb, ebb and flow, ebb tide, flood, flood tide, flow, flux, full tide, high tide, high water, low tide, low water, lunar tide, neap, neap tide, opposite tide, reciprocation, refluence, reflux, rhythmic play, rip, riptide, seesaw, seesawing, sine wave, solar tide, spring tide, teeter, teeter-totter, teeter-tottering, teetering, thalassometer, tidal amplitude, tidal current, tidal current chart, tidal flow, tidal range, tide, tide chart, tide gate, tide gauge, tide race, tide rip, tidewater, tideway, to-and-fro, tottering, ups and downs, wigwag

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  • flux and reflux — ebb and flow …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Reflux — Re flux , n. [F. reflux. See {Refluent}, {Flux}.] A flowing back, as the return of a fluid; ebb; reaction; as, the flux and reflux of the tides. [1913 Webster] All from me Shall with a fierce reflux on me redound. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flux — Synonyms and related words: ASA scale, BM, British candle, Brownian movement, Hefner candle, Scheiner scale, abscess, add, advance, affluence, afflux, affluxion, ague, amalgamate, anemia, angular motion, ankylosis, anoxia, anticoagulant, apnea,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • reflux — Synonyms and related words: Brownian movement, Charybdis, Maelstrom, action and reaction, advance, angular motion, answer, ascending, ascent, automatic reaction, autonomic reaction, axial motion, back stream, backflow, backflowing, backing,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Flux — (fl[u^]ks), n. [L. fluxus, fr. fluere, fluxum, to flow: cf.F. flux. See {Fluent}, and cf. 1st & 2d {Floss}, {Flush}, n., 6.] 1. The act of flowing; a continuous moving on or passing by, as of a flowing stream; constant succession; change. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ebb and flow — Synonyms and related words: Lissajous figure, alternate, alternation, back and fill, back and forth, battledore and shuttlecock, be poised, billow, break, comb, come and go, coming and going, crash, dash, direct tide, ebb, ebb tide, flood, flood… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • coming and going — Synonyms and related words: Lissajous figure, alternation, back and forth, ebb and flow, flux and reflux, reciprocation, rhythmic play, seesaw, seesawing, sine wave, teeter, teeter totter, teeter tottering, teetering, to and fro, tottering, ups… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • ups and downs — Synonyms and related words: Lissajous figure, alternation, back and forth, chain of circumstances, chain reaction, chapter of accidents, coming and going, concatenation of events, ebb and flow, feast and famine, flux and reflux, ins and outs,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • to-and-fro — adv .adj 1. back and forth, side to side, up and down, inand out, zigzag, seesaw, this way and that; alternating, reciprocal. n 2. alternation, coming and going, ebb and flow, flux and reflux, systole and diastole; seesawing, teetering, teeter… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • Reflux — The term used when liquid backs up into the esophagus from the stomach. * * * 1. A backward flow. SEE ALSO: regurgitation. 2. In chemistry, to boil without loss of vapor because of the presence of a condenser that returns vapor as liquid. [L. re …   Medical dictionary

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