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flow

1. the advancing of the tide
2. a stream of molten or solidified lava
3. an informal word for menstruation
4. Scot
a. a marsh or swamp
b. an inlet or basin of the sea

flow

[flō]
(computer science)
The sequence in which events take place or operations are carried out.
(engineering)
A forward movement in a continuous stream or sequence of fluids or discrete objects or materials, as in a continuous chemical process or solids-conveying or production-line operations.
(fluid mechanics)
The forward continuous movement of a fluid, such as gases, vapors, or liquids, through closed or open channels or conduits.
(geology)
Any rock deformation that is not instantly recoverable without permanent loss of cohesion. Also known as flowage; rock flowage.
(mathematics)
A function from the set of arcs in an s-t network to the nonnegative integers whose value at each arc is equal to or less than the weight of the arc.
(physics)
The movement of electric charges, gases, liquids, or other materials or quantities.

flow

1. See cold flow.
2. A measure of the consistency of freshly mixed concrete, mortar, or cement paste in terms of the increase in diameter of a molded truncated-cone specimen after jigging a specified number of times.
3. That characteristic of a paint which enables it to form a uniform, smooth surface without showing brush marks or other evidence of the method of application.

flow

A stream or movement of air or other fluid, or the rate of fluid movement, in the open or in a duct, pipe, or passage—specifically, airflow.

Flow

(tool)
A companion utility to Floppy by Julian James Bunn <julian@vxcrna.cxern.ch>. Flow allows the user to produce various reports on the structure of Fortran 77 code, such as flow diagrams and common block tables. It runs under VMS, Unix, CMS.

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SD: Standard deviation, BMI: Body mass index, FEF: Forced expiratory flow, PEF: Peek expiratory flow, MVV: Maximum voluntary ventilation Table 2: Flow rates of controls, overweight, and obese groups Parameters Mean[+ or -]SD Control (n=50) Overweight (n=50) FEF 25-75% (L/s) 4.
These policies will facilitate an equitable opportunity for every Filipino to contribute to the sustainable economic growth of the country that will truly be felt by every sector, the FEF said.
Once again, it is worth noting that during the compound design phase of this development, compound DA FEF I was considered likely to be the most optimized compound for resistance to the CEO.
In the case of FEF compounds at low carbon black content (see Supporting Information), all models give a G' value higher than that experimentally measured by DMA analysis, suggesting a negligible influence on calculated G' of both particle asymmetry and polymer fraction trapped in the filler's pores.
The FEF has a new piece of robotic countermine equipment, the Mechanical Antipersonnel Mine Clearing System (MAPMCS), which is used in current combat operations.
Moving closer to the bicameral meetings that would determine the final version of the first package of the tax program, FEF urged lawmakers to 'give the country a fighting chance to fund and implement key programs while still staying within a manageable deficit level of not more than 3 percent of the GDP (gross domestic product).
He directed officials of higher education department to resolve the absorption of FEF staff in the government colleges.
The training aimed at increasing enrollment in education institutions after return of dislocated persons because the affected children remained uneducated for long time, FEF official informed.
Knowing how much volume, how many pickups and deliveries there are on a daily basis helps the carrier align their line-hauls and enables FEF to work more efficiently.
The concept of maintenance support for the FEF starts with uniquely designed FMTs that are organic to each engineer company.
We believe that this program will translate to a more comfortable life for all Filipinos along with safe, healthy, and peaceful communities across the country,' the FEF said.
Flow volume loops and FEV1, FVC, FEV1/FVC, FEF (25%-75%) were recorded using a calibrated Schiller Spirovit SP-1 pneumotachometer.