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Meaning of “current” - Learner’s Dictionary

current

noun     /ˈkʌrənt/
AIR/WATER [C] the natural flow of air or water in one direction: a current of air dangerous/strong currentsFloods, tides and currents
ELECTRICITY [C, U] the flow of electricity through a wire: an electrical currentElectricity and electronics
Translations of “current”
in Arabic تَيّار…
in Korean 기류, 전류…
in Malaysian arus elektrik…
in French courant…
in Turkish (hava) akım, cereyan, (elektrik) akım…
in Italian corrente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 流動, 水流, 氣流…
in Russian течение, поток, (электрический) ток…
in Polish prąd…
in Vietnamese dòng, luồng…
in Spanish corriente…
in Portuguese corrente…
in Thai กระแสไฟ…
in German der Strom…
in Catalan corrent…
in Japanese (空気や水の)流れ, 電流…
in Indonesian aliran listrik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 流动, 水流, 气流…
(Definition of current noun from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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