flow across (something)

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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.
See also: across, flow
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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.
See also: across, flow
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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A hundred yards below the hole the stream ran out into open country, joining the main stream and flowing across rolling and grass-covered land.
Celebrations kicked off with a performance by VIT Dance Group, with dancers dressed in traditional Indonesian garments flowing across the stage to the tune of 'Tian Mi Mi' -a classic of the late Taiwanese diva Teresa Teng.
Stewart, Manweb distribution director, says: "SP Energy Networks are keeping the electricity flowing across Merseyside so that our customers can put the electricity in their homes to good use.
I won't be surprised if Shahbaz Sharif and his elder brother call for a special press conference and take credit for converting Lahore into Venice with water flowing across the city in all localities, declaring the canal which passes through the city the river Seine of Paris.
But the crowds keep flowing across rickety wooden bridges near the northwestern Ugandan border town of Busia, staggering under the weight of babies and a few pots or bundles of clothing balanced on their heads.
The ever growing surge of students, flowing across our town, Taking over needed homes, The city I love will drown.
The model features headlights flowing into the kidney grille, a character line flowing across the side of the car, a redesigned dashboard with the free-standing LCD display and other premium features currently found in higher-end model
"The fact that Argentina, their most hated international rival is there is going to - that is certainly one constant stream of anger flowing across the Internet and flowing across real life as well in Brazil," Torre continued.
SOME 1,800 trees and shrubs have been planted on a Powys estate to prevent flood waters flowing across farmland.
The goal of Gigamon's Unified Visibility Fabric architecture is to provide pervasive visibility into traffic flowing across physical, virtual and software-defined networks.
Warm, moist gulf air flowing across Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri triggered tornadoes, with an F-4 tornado (winds between 166 and 200 mph) crossing Moore, Okla., on May 20 around 3 p.m.
If you've ever noticed a video ad perfectly flowing across your iPhone, you can likely thank AdColony.
On the routes I travel water flowing across the roads is from hillsides saturated by the torrential downpours and natural springs that haven''t flowed for years past.
According to the expedition's chief scientist Joseph Resing, a chemical oceanographer at the University of Washington, "We found a type of lava never before seen erupting from an active volcano, and for the first time observed molten lava flowing across the deep-ocean seafloor."