fluxionary

fluxion

[fluhk-shuhn]
noun
1.
an act of flowing; a flow or flux.
2.
Mathematics. the derivative relative to the time.

Origin:
1535–45; < Middle French < Late Latin fluxiōn- (stem of fluxiō) a flowing. See flux, -ion

fluxional, fluxionary, adjective
fluxionally, adverb
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fluxion (ˈflʌkʃən)
 
n
1.  obsolete maths the rate of change of a function, especially the instantaneous velocity of a moving body; derivative
2.  flux a less common word for flux
 
[C16: from Late Latin fluxiō a flowing]
 
'fluxional
 
adj
 
'fluxionary
 
adj
 
'fluxionally
 
adv

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