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See also: Reflux
- The backwards flow of any fluid.
- 1719 May 6 (Gregorian calendar), [Daniel Defoe], The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, […], 3rd edition, London: […] W[illiam] Taylor […], published 1719, →OCLC:
- […] after a little way out to sea, there was a current and wind, always one way in the morning, the other in the afternoon. This I understood to be no more than the sets of the tide, as going out or coming in; but I afterwards understood it was occasioned by the great draft and reflux of the mighty river Orinoco […]
- (chemistry) A technique, using a reflux condenser, allowing one to boil the contents of a vessel over an extended period.
- (pathology) The leaking of stomach acid up into the oesophagus.
backwards flow of any fluid
technique using a reflux condenser
- To flow back or return.
- the refluxing tide
- To boil a liquid in a vessel having a reflux condenser
reflux m (plural refluxos)
reflux m (uncountable)
- “reflux”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
reflux n (plural refluxuri)
Declension of reflux