Dent vs Flow - What's the difference?
In lang=en terms the difference between dent and flow
is that dent
is to develop a dent or dents while flow
is to discharge excessive blood from the uterus.
As nouns the difference between dent and flow
is that dent
is a shallow deformation in the surface of an object, produced by an impact or dent
can be (engineering) a tooth, as of a card, a gear wheel, etc while flow
is a movement in people or things with a particular way in large numbers or amounts.
As verbs the difference between dent and flow
is that dent
is to impact something, producing a dent while flow
is to move as a fluid from one position to another.
(etyl) . More at dint.
A shallow deformation in the surface of an object, produced by an impact.
(by extension, informal) A sudden negative change, such as loss, damage, weakening, consumption or diminution, especially one produced by an external force, event or action
- The crash produced a dent in the left side of the car.
- That purchase put a bit of a dent in my wallet.
, date=April 11
, author=Phil McNulty
, title=Liverpool 3 - 0 Man City
, work=BBC Sport
, passage=Andy Carroll's first goals since his £35m move to Liverpool put a dent
in Manchester City's Champions League hopes as they were emphatically swept aside at Anfield.}}
To impact something, producing a dent.
To develop a dent or dents.
- ''Copper is soft and dents easily.
(etyl), from (etyl) dens, dentis, tooth. See tooth.
(engineering) A tooth, as of a card, a gear wheel, etc.
A movement in people or things with a particular way in large numbers or amounts
The movement of a real or figurative fluid.
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, passage=Mr. Cooke at once began a tirade against the residents of Asquith for permitting a sandy and generally disgraceful condition of the roads. So roundly did he vituperate the inn management in particular, and with such a loud flow
of words, that I trembled lest he should be heard on the veranda.}}
The rising movement of the tide.
Smoothness or continuity.
The amount of a fluid that moves or the rate of fluid movement.
(psychology) The state of being at one with.
* (movement of the tide) ebb
* dark flow
* ebb and flow
To move as a fluid from one position to another.
- Rivers flow from springs and lakes.
To proceed; to issue forth.
- Tears flow from the eyes.
- Wealth flows from industry and economy.
To move or match smoothly, gracefully, or continuously.
- Those thousand decencies that daily flow / From all her words and actions.
- The writing is grammatically correct, but it just doesn't flow .
To have or be in abundance; to abound, so as to run or flow over.
* Bible, Joel iii. 18
- Virgil is sweet and flowing in his hexameters.
* Prof. Wilson
- In that day the hills shall flow with milk.
To hang loosely and wave.
- the exhilaration of a night that needed not the influence of the flowing bowl
* A. Hamilton
- a flowing''' mantle; '''flowing locks
To rise, as the tide; opposed to ebb .
- the imperial purple flowing in his train
- The tide flows twice in twenty-four hours.
(computing) To arrange (text in a wordprocessor, etc.) so that it wraps neatly into a designated space; to reflow.
To cover with water or other liquid; to overflow; to inundate; to flood.
To cover with varnish.
To discharge excessive blood from the uterus.
- The river hath thrice flowed , no ebb between.