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flow from (something)

1. To stream or pour out of some thing or place. I'm no plumber, but all of the water flowing from that pipe doesn't seem like a good sign.
2. To arise from or be triggered by something. I don't know, we started chatting, and the conversation just flowed from there—I looked up and two hours had passed!
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flow from something

to run out from something. The blood flowed from the wound on his hand and stained his shirt. The oil flowed from the cracked engine and made a mess on the floor.
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flow from

To originate in and develop from something; stem from: The second paragraph does not flow from the first in logical sequence. Many interesting discussions flowed from our initial conversation.
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It normally is defined as cash flow from operations less all dividend payments.
The ability of the company to pay all dividends is reflected by cash flow from operations divided by total dividend payments.
Leverage, as measured by total debt to cash flow from operations, was 1.
Annual free cash flow (cash flow from operations minus capital spending, capitalized development costs, and dividends) was $1.
NYSE: CDN) (Nasdaq: CDN) today announced that a new design production flow from Japan's Semiconductor Technology Academic Research Center (STARC), developed using Cadence technology, has delivered 50 percent reduction in power consumption on designs.
Given the outlook for improving revenue across most businesses and a halt in the negative working capital trend in the first half, SPX's forecast for cash flow from operations (defined by Fitch to exclude the effect of accounts receivable sales) in the second half of 2004 appears attainable at roughly $400 million, similar to the second half of 2003 (excluding approximately $60 million of pretax cash proceeds in 2003 from the Microsoft settlement).
The new pDfx-Compliant flow from Magma is another in a long line of its innovations," said Michael Buehler-Garcia, vice president of DFM at PDF Solutions.
Together we intend to deliver a complete design flow from RTL code to a final GDSII output for manufacturing.
Today's production work flow products are created using a process that involves interviewing individual workers, mapping out an operational flow from an external perspective, and employing a software programmer to institute the system.