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English definition of “current”

current

noun [C] (FLOW)    /ˈkʌr.ənt/ US  /ˈkɝː-/
a movement of water, air, or electricity in a particular direction: to swim against/with the current He was swept out to sea by the strong current. Switch off the electric current before changing the bulb.Electricity and electronicsFloods, tides and currents
(Definition of current noun (FLOW) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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