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in·flux

 (ĭn′flŭks′)
n.
1. A flowing in: an influx of foreign capital.
2. A mass arrival or incoming: an influx of visitors to the city; large influxes of refugees.

[Late Latin īnflūxus, from Latin, past participle of īnfluere, to flow in; see influence.]

influx

(ˈɪnˌflʌks)
n
1. the arrival or entry of many people or things
2. the act of flowing in; inflow
3. (Physical Geography) the mouth of a stream or river
[C17: from Late Latin influxus, from influere; see influence]

in•flux

(ˈɪnˌflʌks)

n.
1. an act of flowing in; inflow.
2. the arrival of people or things, esp. in large numbers: an influx of tourists.
3. the place at which one stream flows into another or into the sea.
[1620–30; < New Latin or Medieval Latin influxus, v. noun of Latin influere to flow in]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.influx - the process of flowing in
flow - any uninterrupted stream or discharge
inpour, inpouring, inrush - an inflow; "an inpouring of spiritual comfort"
effluence, efflux, outflow - the process of flowing out

influx

noun arrival, flow, rush, invasion, convergence, inflow, incursion, inundation, inrush problems caused by the influx of refugees
Translations
تَدَفُّق
příval
strømtilstrømning
beáramlás
innstreymi; straumur, aîsókn
pieplūdums
akımakındoluşmaüşüşme

influx

[ˈɪnflʌks] N [of people] → afluencia f; [of objects, ideas] → flujo m (Mech) → aflujo m, entrada f

influx

[ˈɪnflʌks] n [people, immigrants] → afflux m; [money, capital, investments] → afflux m; [products, materials] → afflux

influx

n
(of capital, shares, foreign goods)Zufuhr f; (of people)Zustrom m, → Andrang m; (of ideas etc)Zufluss m
= inflow a

influx

[ˈɪnflʌks] n (of people, objects) → afflusso; (of ideas) → flusso

influx

(ˈinflaks) noun
an arrival of something in great quantities or numbers. an influx of tourists.
References in classic literature ?
Surprised at the influx of birds, to which they had been strangers so long, they all looked towards Castra Regis, from whose high tower the great kite had been flying as usual.
And though he liked them all, he rather regretted his own Levin world and ways, which was smothered by this influx of the "Shtcherbatsky element," as he called it to himself.
The operation involved unforeseen dangers, which a great influx of spectators would have hindered him from averting.
The stream which they had followed throughout the preceding day was now swollen by the influx of another river; the declivities of the hills were green and the valleys were clothed with grass.
He found that the sea was pouring into the fifth compartment; and the rapidity of the influx proved that the force of the water was considerable.
The children were amazed hear that the more the Quakers were scourged, and imprisoned, and banished, the more did the sect increase, both by the influx of strangers and by converts from among the Puritans, But Grandfather told them that God had put something into the soul of man, which always turned the cruelties of the persecutor to naught.
By some chance the little table at which I sat had escaped the eye of incomers, and two vacant chairs at it extended their arms with venal hospitality to the influx of patrons.
Silas sank into his chair powerless, under the double presence of an inexplicable surprise and a hurrying influx of memories.
He had suffered an influx of debts, nor were his business affairs prospering.
The influx of this wandering trade has had its effects on the habits of the mountain tribes.
Brooke was sealing this letter, he felt elated with an influx of dim projects:--a young man capable of putting ideas into form, the "Pioneer" purchased to clear the pathway for a new candidate, documents utilized--who knew what might come of it all?
And even the influx of officials, even the return of the doctor, vulgar and acute, could not shake her belief in the eternity of beauty.