Definition for CUR'RENT

CUR'RENT, n.

  1. A flowing or passing; a stream; applied to fluids; as, a current of water, or of air. The gulf stream is a remarkable current in the Atlantic. A current sets into the Mediterranean.
  2. Course; progressive motion, or movement; continuation; as, the current of time.
  3. A connected series; successive course; as, the current of events.
  4. General or main course; as, the current of opinion.

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