Flux vs Outflux - What's the difference?

flux | outflux |


As nouns the difference between flux and outflux

is that flux is the act of flowing; a continuous moving on or passing by, as of a flowing stream while outflux is that which exits (the flux out of a defined zone).

As verbs the difference between flux and outflux

is that flux is to use flux while outflux is to exit out of a defined zone.

As an adjective flux

is flowing; unstable; inconstant; variable.

flux

English

(wikipedia flux)

Noun

(es)
  • The act of flowing; a continuous moving on or passing by, as of a flowing stream.
  • * Arbuthnot
  • By the perpetual flux of the liquids, a great part of them is thrown out of the body.
  • A state of ongoing change.
  • The schedule is in flux at the moment.
  • * Trench
  • Her image has escaped the flux of things, / And that same infant beauty that she wore / Is fixed upon her now forevermore.
  • * Felton
  • Languages, like our bodies, are in a continual flux .
  • A chemical agent for cleaning metal prior to soldering or welding.
  • It is important to use flux when soldering or oxides on the metal will prevent a good bond.
  • (physics) The rate of transfer of energy (or another physical quantity) through a given surface, specifically electric flux, magnetic flux.
  • That high a neutron flux would be lethal in seconds.
  • (archaic) A disease which causes diarrhea, especially dysentery.
  • (archaic) diarrhea or other fluid discharge from the body
  • The state of being liquid through heat; fusion.
  • Antonyms

    * (state of ongoing change) stasis

    Derived terms

    * black flux * electric flux * fluxlike * luminous flux * magnetic flux * white flux

    Verb

  • To use flux.
  • You have to flux the joint before soldering.
  • To melt.
  • To flow as a liquid.
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • Flowing; unstable; inconstant; variable.
  • * a'' 1677 , (Isaac Barrow), "On Contentment", Sermon XL, in ''The Theological Works , Volume 2, Clarendon Press, 1818, page 375
  • The flux nature of all things here.

    outflux

    English

    Verb

  • To exit out of a defined zone.
  • Noun

    (es)
  • That which exits (the flux out of a defined zone)
  • Antonyms

    *influx