current - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    [countable] a strong movement of water in one direction

    Strong currents and winds swept their boat out to sea.

  2. 2
    [countable] a strong movement of air in one direction

    Birds of prey use air currents to lift them.

    A fan supplies a current of fresh air.

  3. 3
    [countable/uncountable] a flow of electricity

    electric current