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Definition of "current" []

  • Belonging to the present time: current events; current leaders. (adjective)
  • Being in progress now: current negotiations. (adjective)
  • Passing from one to another; circulating: current bills and coins. (adjective)
  • Prevalent, especially at the present time: current fashions. See Synonyms at prevailing. (adjective)
  • Running; flowing. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "current" in a sentence
  • "An electric current produces a magnet, and _a magnet also may be made to produce an electric current_."
  • "Now when a current acts by induction upon conducting matter lateral to it, it probably acts upon the electricity in that conducting matter whether it be in the form of a _current_ or"
  • "# Alternatively, we could just use makeobj in the commands below ... current = ` pwd ` if [ "$srcFolder" = "$current"]; then cb fi"