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flow

US [floʊ]
UK [fləʊ]
  • n.流;流动;流量;流畅
  • v.流;流出;循环;流过
  • Web流程;心流;涨潮
Simple Present:flows  Present Participle:flowing  Past Tense:flowed  
Flow
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n.
流动continuous movement
1.
~ (of sth/sb)
流;流动the steady and continuous movement of sth/sb in one direction
She tried to stop the flow of blood from the wound.
她试图止住伤口流血。
an endless flow of refugees into the country
难民源源不断流入这个国家
to improve traffic flow(= make it move faster)
改善交通流量
to control the direction of flow
控制流向
生产;供应production/supply
2.
~ (of sth)
持续生产;不断供应the continuous production or supply of sth
the flow of goods and services to remote areas
商品和服务对边远地区源源不断的供应
to encourage the free flow of information
鼓励信息自由交流
data flow
数据流
言语;文字of speech/writing
3.
滔滔不绝continuous talk by sb
You've interrupted my flow─I can't remember what I was saying.
你打断了我的话,我记不得我在说什么了。
As usual, Tom was in full flow .
汤姆如常地口若悬河。
4.
~ of sth
连贯;流畅the way that words and ideas are linked together in speech or writing
Too many examples can interrupt the smooth flow of the text.
例子太多会使行文不流畅。
of the sea
5.
涨潮the movement of the sea towards the land
the ebb and flow of the tide
潮涨潮落
IDM
go with the flow
(informal)
随大溜to be relaxed and not worry about what you should do
v.
不断移动move continuously
1.
[i]
流;流动to move steadily and continuously in one direction
She lost control and the tears began to flow.
她禁不住泪如泉涌。
It's here that the river flows down into the ocean.
这条河就在这里汇入海洋。
Blood flowed from a cut on her head.
血从她头上的伤口处流出来。
This can prevent air from flowing freely to the lungs.
这可以防止空气任意流入肺部。
2.
[i]
(+ adv./prep.)
涌流;流动to move or pass continuously from one place or person to another, especially in large numbers or amounts
Constant streams of traffic flowed past.
车流不断通过。
Election results flowed in throughout the night.
整夜不断传来选举的结果。
思想;交谈of ideas/conversation
3.
[i]
流畅to develop or be produced in an easy and natural way
Conversation flowed freely throughout the meal.
席间大家一直相谈甚欢。
有的是be available easily
4.
[i]
有的是;大量供应to be available easily and in large amounts
It was obvious that money flowed freely in their family.
显然他们家族有的是钱。
The party got livelier as the drink began to flow.
开始尽兴畅饮时,聚会的气氛活跃起来。
感觉of feeling
5.
[i]
+ adv./prep.
被强烈感到to be felt strongly by sb
Fear and excitement suddenly flowed over me.
我突然感到又恐惧又兴奋。
衣服;头发of clothes/hair
6.
[i]
~ (down/over sth)
飘垂;飘拂to hang loosely and freely
Her hair flowed down over her shoulders.
她的头发垂到肩上。
long flowing skirts
飘逸长裙
of the sea
7.
[i]
涨;涨潮to come in towards the land

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