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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 ?
As the animosity of fate would have it, there was a great influx of custom in the course of the afternoon.
The red-room was a square chamber, very seldom slept in, I might say never, indeed, unless when a chance influx of visitors at Gateshead Hall rendered it necessary to turn to account all the accommodation it contained: yet it was one of the largest and stateliest chambers in the mansion.
Silas sank into his chair powerless, under the double presence of an inexplicable surprise and a hurrying influx of memories.
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 man who was with Caderousse was evidently a stranger to the South of France; he was one of those merchants who come to sell jewellery at the Beaucaire fair, and who during the month the fair lasts, and during which there is so great an influx of merchants and customers from all parts of Europe, often have dealings to the amount of 100,000 to 150,000 francs.
He had suffered an influx of debts, nor were his business affairs prospering.
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.
The influx of this wandering trade has had its effects on the habits of the mountain tribes.
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.
On the contrary, as the new railroad brings with it great trade and a constant influx of strangers, the lord of Vanity Fair is its chief patron, and the capitalists of the city are among the largest stockholders.
I woke up to a great noise of feet, a sudden influx of people through the doors of the platform.
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.