At this moment, at present, now.
The part of a fluid that moves continuously in a certain direction.
The time rate of flow of electric charge.
A tendency or a course of events.
Existing or occurring at the moment.
Generally accepted, used, practiced, or prevalent at the moment.
"current bills and coins;"
Running or moving rapidly.
belonging to the present time; happening or being used or done now
"keep abreast of current events"
"I started my current job in 2001"
in common or general use
"the other meaning of the word is still current"
a body of water or air moving in a definite direction, especially through a surrounding body of water or air in which there is less movement
a flow of electricity which results from the ordered directional movement of electrically charged particles
"this completes the circuit so that a current flows to the lamp"
"magnetic fields are produced by currents flowing in the cables"
a quantity representing the rate of flow of electric charge, usually measured in amperes
"at high currents there is wasteful power dissipation"
the general tendency or course of events or opinion
"the student movement formed a distinct current of protest"
In a current manner; generally; commonly; as, it is currently believed.
Running or moving rapidly.
Now passing, as time; as, the current month.
Passing from person to person, or from hand to hand; circulating through the community; generally received; common; as, a current coin; a current report; current history.
Commonly estimated or acknowledged.
Fitted for general acceptance or circulation; authentic; passable.
A flowing or passing; onward motion. Hence: A body of fluid moving continuously in a certain direction; a stream; esp., the swiftest part of it; as, a current of water or of air; that which resembles a stream in motion; as, a current of electricity.
General course; ordinary procedure; progressive and connected movement; as, the current of time, of events, of opinion, etc.
at this time or period; now;
"he is presently our ambassador to the United Nations"
"currently they live in Connecticut"
a flow of electricity through a conductor;
"the current was measured in amperes"
a steady flow (usually from natural causes);
"the raft floated downstream on the current"
"he felt a stream of air"
dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas;
"two streams of development run through American history"
"stream of consciousness"
"the flow of thought"
"the current of history"
occurring in or belonging to the present time;
"the current topic"
"current psychoanalytic theories"
"the ship's current position"
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