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a. A flow or flowing.
b. Continual change.
2. Archaic
b. fluxions Differential calculus.

[French, from Late Latin flūxiō, flūxiōn-, from Latin flūxus, flux; see flux.]

flux′ion·al adj.
flux′ion·al·ly adv.
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Indeed, this charm must be wasted because it is quite literally wasting away in the fluxional, in the process, in the experience that is the beautiful--you must take your leave of it; you shall never see it again.
Clearly, the shift from the Platonic philosophy to a new philosophy is the process of reversing values: as a world of becoming was changed into a world of being and appearance was devalued in traditional metaphysics, the new philosophy should see the world the other way around or resume what has been turned upside down; the world is what appears rather than what is behind the appearance and appearance is becoming because becoming is inventive, appearance is fluxional (1968, p.
The fluxional behavior of 2,6-dimethylphenyl(pentachlorocyclopentadienyl)mercury (II) has been examined in solution by variable temperature NMR spectroscopy and by Nuclear Quadrupole resonance (NQR) spectroscopy in the solid state.