|1.||chem to boil or be boiled in a vessel attached to a condenser, so that the vapour condenses and flows back into the vessel|
|a. an act of refluxing|
|b. (as modifier): a reflux condenser|
|3.||the act or an instance of flowing back; ebb|
|[C15: from Medieval Latin refluxus, from Latin refluere to flow back]|
reflux re·flux (rē'flŭks')
A flowing back.
The process of refluxing.