confluent


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con·flu·ent

 (kŏn′flo͞o-ənt)
adj.
1. Flowing together; blended into one.
2. Merging or running together so as to form a mass, as sores in a rash.
n.
1. One of two or more confluent streams.
2. A tributary.

[Middle English, from Latin cōnfluēns, cōnfluent-, present participle of cōnfluere, to flow together : com-, com- + fluere, to flow; see bhleu- in Indo-European roots.]

confluent

(ˈkɒnflʊənt)
adj
(Physical Geography) flowing together or merging
n
(Physical Geography) a stream that flows into another, usually of approximately equal size
[C17: from Latin confluēns, from confluere to flow together, from fluere to flow]

con•flu•ent

(ˈkɒn flu ənt)

adj.
1. flowing or running together; blending into one: confluent rivers; confluent ideas.
2. characterized by confluent efflorescences: confluent smallpox.
n.
3. a confluent stream.
4. a tributary stream.
[1425–75; (< Middle French) < Latin confluent-, s. of confluēns, present participle of confluere to flow together]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.confluent - a branch that flows into the main streamconfluent - a branch that flows into the main stream
branch - a stream or river connected to a larger one
Adj.1.confluent - flowing togetherconfluent - flowing together      
convergent - tending to come together from different directions
Translations
konfluent
References in classic literature ?
A confluent small-pox had in all directions flowed over his face, and left it like the complicated ribbed bed of a torrent, when the rushing waters have been dried up.
But as if this vast local power in the tendinous tail were not enough, the whole bulk of the leviathan is knit over with a warp and woof of muscular fibres and filaments, which passing on either side the loins and running down into the flukes, insensibly blend with them, and largely contribute to their might; so that in the tail the confluent measureless force of the whole whale seems concentrated to a point.
The chin is a still larger drop, the confluent dripping of the face.
Major organization : CC DU CONFLUENT ET COTEAUX PRAYSSAS
Ampersand has helped build numerous market-leading companies across each of its core healthcare sectors, including Avista Pharma Solutions, Brammer Bio, Confluent Medical, Genewiz, Genoptix, Talecris Biotherapeutics, and Viracor-IBT Laboratories.
Ampersand has helped build numerous companies across each of its core healthcare sectors, including Avista Pharma Solutions, Brammer Bio, Confluent Medical, Genewiz, Genoptix, Talecris Biotherapeutics, and Viracor-IBT Laboratories.
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Previously, Connerty has worked with Johnson & Johnson, Confluent Surgical, SeraCare Lifesciences, RainDance Technologies as well as Bio-Rad Laboratories.
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Confluent Senior Living and MorningStar Senior Living, both based in Colorado, produced the MorningStar of Beaverton complex now open at 14475 S.W.
Padmasree Warrior, former chief technology officer (CTO) of Cisco; Komal Mangtani, senior director at app-based cab aggregator Uber; Neha Narkhede, chief technology officer and co-founder of streaming platform Confluent; and Kamakshi Sivaramakrishnan, CEO and founder of identity-management company Drawbrige; are in the list.