Meaning of FLOWING in English

FLOWING

adjective

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

water

During this time, they may be carried considerable distances if they are in flowing water .

Its distance from the Sun was just right to sustain life, providing the right kind of equable temperatures and flowing water .

Nephrite pebbles show up by their colour and translucency much more clearly when viewed through flowing water than they do when dry.

The plash of flowing water is authentically audible throughout this scene.

Ponds with gently flowing water and artificial waterfalls might be constructed or existing streams diverted to help the accumulation of ch'i.

The forest itself ran right down to the edge of the quickly flowing water .

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

long, flowing white hair

Steve turned, raised his arm and threw the ball, all in one flowing movement.

the flowing lines of the car's design

The cheetah's long flowing strides make it faster than any other animal on earth.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

A full centralisation of structure and a more flowing and energetic style - often with greater pictorial content - is in evidence.

A hard pelmet can be softened, if necessary, by adding a flowing shape such as a scallop to its lower edge.

I like flowing things, things that flow together and make sense, so that's how I write.

It was coating the flowing brown surface with shimmering, sparkling gold.

Its distance from the Sun was just right to sustain life, providing the right kind of equable temperatures and flowing water.

The shape of the elongated spiky dorsal fin is reflected in the sweep of the flowing ventral fins.

This is particularly true when articulating curved or flowing forms.

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