flow across

flow across (something)

To move across something in a smooth, fluid manner, as of a liquid. Water from the melting ice flowed across the sidewalk.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

flow across something

to stream or glide across something. A mass of cold air flowed across the city and froze us all. The floodwaters flowed across the fields and ruined the spring planting.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"To sundry it is given to be drawn away, and to be apart from the body for a season; for, as concerning rills which would flow across each other the weaker is borne along by the stronger, so there be certain of kin whose paths intersecting, their souls do bear company, the while their bodies go fore-appointed ways, unknowing."
in this respect, Oman's support ensured the continuity of the traffic flow across the MID Region from/to Asia Pacific region through the safe accommodation of the rerouted traffic circumnavigating the impacted area." He added: "Oman's compliance to the provisions of the MID/AsiaPacific ATM Contingency Plan, in particular to the notification procedures and the working arrangement of the Contingency Coordination Teams CCTS, has been globally recognized." "I would like to thank the government of the Sultanate of Oman, PACA and you personally, for the continuous support provided by PACA to ICAO activities.
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Syed Kaleem Imam on Friday directed the police officials to ensure foolproof security and smooth traffic flow across the province on the occasion of "Shab-e-Baraat" besides initiating crackdown against sale, purchase and use of firecrackers.
The recent flight to safety has seen cash flow across the curve, though the front end has lagged a bit with the FOMC expected to hike rates in September, and likely in December.
08 : 33 PM - 25/07/2018 Manama, July25 (BNA): In response to HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister's directives to develop urgent solutions to ease traffic flow across Bahrain, the Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning has begun a project to build an exit from Buri toward Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman highway.
Work has started on the Crown Prince's Roundabout on Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman Road in Bahrain aimed at easing traffic flow across the intersection, said a report.
Scottish Water revealed a frozen valve disrupted flow across the south of Paisley.
The official said that traffic flow across the governorate has increased manifold and these flyovers too have bore the brunt of increased vehicular movement.
The proposals are part of a wider set of measures unveiled by Middlesbrough Council last week to improve traffic flow across the town.
Artist and architect Maya Lin is 'texceptionally interested in edges, and limits: where the wall ends and the earth begins, how much water can flow across a carved stone monument without turning it into a reflecting pool, how much we can intrude upon the ecosystem before we have changed it irrevocably," writes architecture critic Paul Goldberger in the monograph Maya Lin: Topologies (Rizzoli).
8, when heavy rains and flash floods paralyzed traffic flow across Metro Manila.
Joking aside, small businesses at either end of the bridge are losing money due to the loss of local traffic flow across bridge.
"These new connections will facilitate gas transfer across the gas grid so that any possible problem in one line will provide other alternatives for continuation of gas flow across the network", NIGTC's chief said.