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Definition of 'current'

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  1. a flow of electricity through a conductor; "the current was measured in amperes"
       Synonyms: electric current
  2. a steady flow (usually from natural causes); "the raft floated downstream on the current"; "he felt a stream of air"
       Synonyms: stream
  3. 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


  1. occurring in or belonging to the present time; "current events"; "the current topic"; "current negotiations"; "current psychoanalytic theories"; "the ship's current position"
       Antonyms: noncurrent

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