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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FLOWS

It was morning in the beautiful country where the Rhine River flows.

At the bottom of the falls the river turns an acute angle and flows to the west.

At the landing it turns with equal abruptness, and flows south.

It is said that a boy and a girl were walking by a river that flows into the Rhine.

It is not blood, but sour buttermilk that flows in their veins.'

Mud is stirred up, flows, rises and penetrates in all directions.

When more is taken away than flows in, then we decay; and when less, we grow and increase.

When more is taken away than flows in, then we decay, and when less, we grow and increase.

There is a river famous for trout that rises in Sulby glen and flows into Ramsey harbour.

The electrolyte expands on charge and flows out on the top of the battery.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "action of flowing," from flow (v.). Meaning "amount that flows" is from 1807. Flow chart attested from 1920.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.