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Refluent definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

REF'LUENT, a. [L. refluens; re and fluo.]
1. Flowing back; ebbing; as the refluent tide.
2. Flowing back; returning, as a fluid; as refluent blood.

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin refluent-, refluens, present participle of refluere to flow back, from re- + fluere to flow more at fluid Date: 15th century flowing back

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. flowing back (refluent tide). Derivatives: refluence n. Etymology: ME f. L refluere (as RE-, fluere flow)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Refluent Ref"lu*ent (-ent), a. [L. refluens, p. pr. of refluere to flow back; pref. re- re- + fluere to flow. See Flurent.] Flowing back; returning; ebbing. --Cowper. And refluent through the pass of fear The battle's tide was poured. --Sir W. Scott.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. Ebbing, flowing back.

Moby Thesaurus

antiphonal, ascending, axial, back, back-flowing, backward, descending, down-trending, downward, drifting, flowing, fluent, flying, going, gyrational, gyratory, mounting, passing, plunging, progressive, reacting, reactionary, reactive, reflex, reflexive, reflowing, regressive, respondent, responding, responsive, retroactionary, retroactive, retrogressive, revulsive, rising, rotary, rotational, rotatory, running, rushing, sideward, sinking, soaring, streaming, up-trending, upward




 


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