Definition of "currents" []

  • Of the immediate present; in progress (adjective)
  • Most recent; up-to-date (adjective)
  • Commonly known, practised, or accepted; widespread (adjective)
  • Circulating and valid at present (adjective)
  • (esp of water or air) a steady usually natural flow (noun)
  • A mass of air, body of water, etc, that has a steady flow in a particular direction (noun)
  • The rate of flow of such a mass (noun)
  • A flow of electric charge through a conductor (noun)
  • The rate of flow of this charge. It is measured in amperes (noun)
  • A general trend or drift (noun)
  • Plural form of current. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "currents" in a sentence
  • "Changes in currents, changes in depth, changes in water color, and changes in structure."
  • "Look for changes in currents, where swift water meets slow water; changes in structure, where rocks and trees create holding water; changes in depth, like shelves and pools, or changes in color, which usually signal a depth or structural transition."
  • "Beginners can learn on tamer sections of the river, while advanced kayakers canget wet (really wet) in currents and the Class III rapids."
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