alfluo

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Etymology[edit]

alflui +‎ -o.

Noun[edit]

alfluo (accusative singular alfluon, plural alfluoj, accusative plural alfluojn)

  1. stream (flowing toward something), flow
    la alfluo de sango al la cerbo
    the flow of blood to the brain
    • A. Angelo and J. van Scheepen (translators), Fontamara by Ignazio Silone, Chapter 6,
      Eluzante la konstantan alfluon de laborserĉantoj el Abruzzo, kiuj dum la vintra sezono venis al Romo, Peppino iom da tempo okupis sin per laborhavigo al kamparaninoj kiel nutristinoj kaj servistinoj [...]
      Taking advantage of the constant stream of job seekers from Abruzzo who came to Rome in the winter, for some time Peppino busied himself providing work to peasant women as nannies and domestics.
  2. flow (tidal movement)

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