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English definition of “flowing”

flowing

adjective uk   /ˈfləʊ.ɪŋ/ us    /ˈfloʊ-/

flowing adjective (MOVING)

moving in one direction, especially continuously and easily: a fast-flowing river

flowing adjective (SMOOTH AND CONTINUOUS)

produced in a smooth, continuous, or relaxed style: flowing movements/lines I thought I recognized your flowing script.

flowing adjective (HANGING DOWN)

describes hair and clothes that are long and hang down loosely: I remember her as a young girl with flowing black hair. Everyone on stage was dressed in flowing white robes.
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