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flux·ion

 (flŭk′shən)
n.
1.
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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fluxion

(ˈflʌkʃən)
n
1. (Mathematics) maths obsolete the rate of change of a function, esp the instantaneous velocity of a moving body; derivative
2. a less common word for flux1, flux2
[C16: from Late Latin fluxiō a flowing]
ˈfluxional, ˈfluxionary adj
ˈfluxionally adv
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flux•ion

(ˈflʌk ʃən)

n.
1. an act of flowing; flow or flux.
2. continuous change.
3. Math. the derivative relative to the time.
[1535–45; < Middle French < Late Latin fluxiō, for Latin fluctio]
flux′ion•al, flux′ion•ar•y, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fluxion - a flow or discharge
flow, flowing - the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
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