Definition of 'current'
- a flow of electricity through a conductor; "the current was measured in amperes"
Synonyms: electric current
- a steady flow (usually from natural causes); "the raft floated downstream on the current"; "he felt a stream of air"
- dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas; "two streams of development run through American history"; "stream of consciousness"; "the flow of thought"; "the current of history"
Synonyms: stream flow
- occurring in or belonging to the present time; "current events"; "the current topic"; "current negotiations"; "current psychoanalytic theories"; "the ship's current position"