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English definition of “flow”

flow

verb [I]
 
 
/fləʊ/
MOVEMENT B1 If something such as a liquid flows, it moves somewhere in a smooth, continuous way: The river flows from the Andes to the ocean. Electric current flows down this wire.Movement of liquidsElectricity and electronics
TALK If words, ideas, or conversations flow, they continue in an easy and relaxed way without stopping: At dinner, the conversation flowed freely.Continue and last
(Definition of flow verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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