prevailing current

prevailing current

[pri′vāl·iŋ ‚kə·rənt]
(oceanography)
The ocean current most frequently observed during a given period, such as a month, a season, or a year.
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There are some who would be inclined to regard the servile pliancy of the Executive to a prevailing current, either in the community or in the legislature, as its best recommendation.
Richardson has assured me that the icebergs off North America push before them pebbles and sand, and leave the sub-marine rocky flats quite bare; it is hardly possible to doubt that such ledges must be polished and scored in the direction of the set of the prevailing currents. Since writing that Appendix, I have seen in North Wales (London Phil.
The prevailing current account deficit had been putting pressure on the peso, which weakened to 12-year lows last year.
That would not only improve the deteriorating trade balance of Pakistan with Afghanistan, but would also help wiping off the prevailing current account deficit of Pakistan.
That would not only improve the deteriorating trade balance of Pakistan with Afghanistan but would also help wiping off the prevailing current account deficit of Pakistan.
Dar has further claimed that the salary and allowances amount to Rs17,211,816 per annum at the prevailing current exchange rate and they have never been properly disclosed in Pakistan, adding that Asif is thus betraying his dishonest intent and non-righteous character.
"Nick was a brilliant, brave and courageous overcomer, for it is not easy to go against the prevailing current, to go against the grain--as Jesus also discovered."
It is considered a desirable masculine trait to resist and fight against the prevailing current. Personalities who turn the art of swimming against the tide into an end in itself are celebrated.
Only one tendency has represented a more prevailing current of taste with a larger appeal whilst the other perhaps a more vigorous cross-current accepted and sensed by a select few.
On the programme, Anil Khimji, director of Khimji Ramdas, said, "In the prevailing current scenario, the importance of redefining leadA[degrees] ership is highly crucial in governA[degrees] ment/private organisations, both at the policy and implementation level.
Jacir's first feature, 2008's "Salt of This Sea," did swim against the prevailing current of her country's cinema, insofar as it told a tale of militant return rather than one of loss or immigration.