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Adjective
/ˈkərənt/,/ˈkə-rənt/,
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Belonging to the present time; happening or being used or done now,
  1. Belonging to the present time; happening or being used or done now
    • - keep abreast of current events
    • - I started my current job last year
  2. In common or general use
    • - the other meaning of the word is still current
Noun
  1. A body of water or air moving in a definite direction, esp. through a surrounding body of water or air in which there is less movement
    • - ocean currents
  2. A flow of electricity which results from the ordered directional movement of electrically charged particles

  3. A quantity representing the rate of flow of electric charge, usually measured in amperes

  4. The general tendency or course of events or opinion
    • - the student movement formed a distinct current of protest

  1. occurring in or belonging to the present time; "current events"; "the current topic"; "current negotiations"; "current psychoanalytic theories"; "the ship's current position"
  2. a flow of electricity through a conductor; "the current was measured in amperes"
  3. a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes); "the raft floated downstream on the current"; "he felt a stream of air"; "the hose ejected a stream of water"
  4. stream: 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"
  5. (currently) presently: at this time or period; now; "he is presently our ambassador to the United Nations"; "currently they live in Connecticut"
  6. Current is the final album by the funk band Heatwave to feature new material. It was released in 1982.
  7. Electric current means, depending on the context, a flow of electric charge (a phenomenon) or the rate of flow of electric charge (a quantity).
  8. The Current Project for Student Journalism (also known as the Current Project or CPSJ) was founded in 2004 as a non-profit organization dedicated to uniting and empowering students in the United States. ...
  9. In mathematics, more particularly in functional analysis, differential topology, and geometric measure theory, a k-current in the sense of Georges de Rham is a functional on the space of compactly supported differential k-forms, on a smooth manifold M. ...
  10. Current is an American trade journal that covers public broadcasting in the United States. It is described by the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) as "The most widely read periodical in the field". ...
  11. "Current" is the second and last single by Japanese band Schwarz Stein, released in 2003.
  12. 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
  13. (Currently) ActiveX controls run in Windows 95/98/NT/ 2000 and in Macintosh. Microsoft plans to support ActiveX controls for UNIX.
  14. (Currently) YTV airs six episodes of Pokémon Diamond & Pearl: Sinnoh League Victors on weekdays and on Saturdays. Episodes are aired on weekdays at 12:25 PM and on Saturdays at 12:30 PM.
  15. (Currentness) The extent to which learning is valid at the time of assessment or application. In some fields, such as computer technology, currentness is particularly important in determining whether or not to award credit for prior learning.
  16. (Currents) A monthly newsletter for volunteers containing important updates and opportunities for girls and adults. It is available on the GSHH website.
  17. (Currents) An ocean current is any more or less permanent or continuous directed movement of ocean water that flows in one of the Earth's oceans.
  18. (Currents) Georges Bank is within the Bay of FUNDY-Gulf of Maine tidal system, and strong oscillatory tidal currents, typically 80-100 cm/s (1.6-2.0 knots), pass across the top of the bank, keeping the water column there well mixed even in summer. ...
  19. (Currents) The Earth’s winds are the driving force of its surface ocean currents which transport heat from the tropics to the higher latitudes, influence the location of major fisheries, and affect coastal climates. ...
  20. (Currents) Theological journal published by LSTC in cooperation with Wartburg and Pacific Lutheran
  21. (Currents) generally continuous and directed movement of water; currents can be generated from forces such as earth’s rotation, wind, temperature and salinity differences, and gravitational pull of the moon acting on seawater.
  22. Strong, cold currents can be found in the Komodo/Bali region and you may have strong currents in places off Wakatobi. But, plenty of sites are virtually current free. Generally, big animals and schooling marine life prefer current and invertebrates prefer quieter coral climes. ...
  23. The flow rate of electricity through a conductor. The unit of measure is the ampere (symbol‘A’). A milliamp (symbol‘mA’) is 1/1000 of an ampere.
  24. Vorpommern (Western or Hither Pomerania) · Zachodniopomorskie · Pomerelia (Kashubia) · Pomerania euroregion
  25. Flow rate of electrons. See AMPERE.