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.
The weakness of the Philippine peso against the US dollar was primarily because of market concerns on the prevailing current account deficit amid a surge in imports that also resulted in a wider trade deficit.
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.
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.
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.
You might send down a bucktail or metal speed jig not only to see who's home, but to get an idea of how much weight you'll need to reach bottom in the prevailing current.
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.
It is no longer permissible to leave women behind, mired in their dread and dealing with the marginalization attempts in the midst of the prevailing current tide of changes.
This is especially likely when the prevailing current in British politics is for change and only the Tories offer the realistic prospect of single party, majority government.