Meaning of CURRENT in English
1》 happening or belonging to the present time: ~ affairs.
2》 in general use.
1》 a body of water or air moving in a definite direction through a surrounding body of water or air in which there is less movement.
2》 a flow of electricity which results from the ordered directional movement of electrically charged particles.
↘a quantity representing the rate of flow of electric charge, usually measured in amperes.
ME (in the sense 'running, flowing'): from OFr. corant 'running', from courre 'run', from L. currere 'run'.
Concise Oxford English vocab. Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2004