Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » C » Confit ... Congested

CONFLUENT

Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does confluent mean? 

CONFLUENT (noun)
  The noun CONFLUENT has 1 sense:

1. a branch that flows into the main stream

  Familiarity information: CONFLUENT used as a noun is very rare.


CONFLUENT (adjective)
  The adjective CONFLUENT has 1 sense:

1. flowing together

  Familiarity information: CONFLUENT used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CONFLUENT (noun)


Sense 1confluent [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A branch that flows into the main stream

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)

Synonyms:

confluent; tributary; affluent; feeder

Hypernyms ("confluent" is a kind of...):

branch (a stream or river connected to a larger one)


CONFLUENT (adjective)


Sense 1confluent [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Flowing together

Synonyms:

confluent; merging

Similar:

convergent (tending to come together from different directions)


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"Blood is thicker than water." (English proverb)

"The weather helps him who works." (Albanian proverb)

"While the word is yet unspoken, you are master of it; when once it is spoken, it is master of you." (Arabic proverb)

"Nothing ventured, nothing gained." (Corsican proverb)

Page delivered in 0.041 seconds