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flow in(to) (something)

To rush into something in a smooth, fluid manner, as of a liquid. We watched the tributary as it flowed into the river. I didn't consciously think of those images—it's like they just flowed into my head, and then I captured them in my poem.
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flow in(to) something

to course into something; to pour into something. The words flowed into my head, and I felt like I could write again. The water flowed in when I opened the door on the flood.
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The objectives Berstorff pursues with this development are, among others, a more efficient, self-cleaning effect, direct drive of the pump by the screw, division of the material flow into eight partial flows, additional reduction of pressure fluctuations, excellent homogeneity and efficient temperature control.
Before these new measurements, some scientists had suggested that groundwater flow into the ocean might equal only one-thousandth of the river flow.
Rill discharge should be allowed to flow into the plastic bag without disturbance.
Spectra metering feeder, a colorant/ additive metering system, mounts on machine and precisely augers free-flowing materials into base resins as they flow into machine throat.
Another technique for dividing one input flow into proportional, multiple-branch output flows is the rotary flow divider (Fig.
Its lower chamber has an opening so that beads could flow into a cup resting on a balance, allowing the researchers to record how steadily the mass increases.
Based on the results of this simulation, engineers changed the pattern to optimize the metal flow into the fourth riser.
Addex says it avoids the need to optimize flow channels for a particular material by means of a unique diverter plate that splits each polymer flow into an upper and lower half.
A new 40% glass-filled composite of PP and continuous-strand mat boasts over 10% improved flow into hard-to-fill bosses, ribs, and tabs.
Three direct-to-the-throat, volumetric metering/feeding units add colorants and/or additives to virgin or virgin/regrind materials as they flow into machine throat.
Another way, according to Addex's von Kraus, is to split flow into two modules if a given layer exceeds a pressure threshold in a single module.
Large gate diameters reduce the effects of frictional heat and shear, increasing material flow into the cavity.
Company offers its Spectra Metering Feeder, a colorant/additive metering system, which mounts on the processing machine and precisely augers free-flowing materials into base resins as they flow into the machine throat.
"Just because a material is easy to flow into a mold doesn't necessarily mean it's easy to pack out," he says.
The unit reportedly eliminates any bridging or lodging at the point of entry, impeding the flow into the air stream.