flowing

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  • (file)

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flowing

  1. present participle of flow

Noun[edit]

flowing ‎(plural flowings)

  1. The action of the verb to flow
    the flowing of the river

Adjective[edit]

flowing ‎(comparative more flowing, superlative most flowing)

  1. Tending to flow.
  2. Moving, proceeding or shaped smoothly, gracefully, or continuously.
    • 2013 September 14, Jane Shilling, “The Golden Thread: the Story of Writing, by Ewan Clayton, review [print edition: Illuminating language]”[1], The Daily Telegraph (Review), page R28:
      [T]he pleasure of writing on wax with a stylus is exemplified by the fine, flowing hand of a Roman scribe who made out the birth certificate of Herennia Gemella, born March 128 AD.
    a flowing dress
    flowing prose

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