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flow

1. noun, informal Menstruation. Birth control has been the only thing that helps regulate my flow each month.
2. verb, informal To menstruate. I've been flowing a lot more heavily lately. I wonder if it has anything to do with this new medication I'm on.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

flow (from something) (to something)

to course from one thing to another. This water flows all the way from Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico. Rain flows to the river from this very drain.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

flow

in. to menstruate. She’s flowing and could go swimming.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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If the surrounding medium is composed of a fluid (or gas) that is flowing over the heating element, a steady state equilibrium condition will be established between the temperature of the filament and the power dissipation.
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Here again, too high an injection speed or flow velocity can cause the cooled surface layer to be displaced by melt flowing underneath.
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In gas flow measurements, free flowing and entrained liquids distort the flow profile inside the meter tube and result in measurement errors.
Since the material can only move at the haul-off speed once it leaves the die, material flowing slower than this speed stretches as it exits, causing it to thin out.
After flowing through the filter into the runner below, there were two bends to reduce velocity.
If the channel had been filled to that level with flowing snow all at once, the avalanche would have lasted only 1 second, McClung notes.
All these products have Mooney viscosities, ML 1+4 at 125'C, in the range of 6-14 and are pelletized free flowing products that exhibit exceptional storage stability.
Because particles are not simply tracers flowing with the air, the modeling of forces and properties of discrete particles provides the ability to calculate subgrid characteristics such as air-to-particle drag, wall impaction and erosion, distinct material interfaces and local density, unfilled or poorly filled regions, distribution of particle sizes in regions and lost foam bead expansion at hot walls.
Highly sheared, hotter, less viscous material flows in an annular ring along the channel walls surrounding low-shear, cooler, more viscous laminates flowing in the center of the channel.
Besides freely flowing cars and a full-scale traffic jam, they first reported in 1996 a third state, which they dubbed synchronized traffic flow.
This backward flow may occur next to the walls if the cross-section is too wide for the in flowing liquid to fill the entire cross-section.
In order to restore the Everglades and still provide enough freshwater for South Florida's growing population, the corps must reclaim the water flowing from Lake Okeechobee into the ocean each year.
Computer simulations have the capability of capturing the action of a flowing melt every 1/20 of a second.