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diffluent

[dif-loo-uh nt] /ˈdɪf lu ənt/
adjective
1.
tending to flow off or away.
2.
easily dissolving.
Origin
1610-1620
1610-20; < Latin diffluent- (stem of diffluēns, present participle of diffluere), equivalent to dif- dif- + fluent- flowing; see fluent
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  • diffluent northerly flow over the system led to further development, and convective banding improved.
  • diffluent flow splits apart and causes air from below to rise up and produce lift in the atmosphere.

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