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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Influent  \In"flu*ent\,  a.  [L.  influens,  -entis,  p.  pr  of 
  influere  influxum  to  flow  in  pref.  in-  in  +  fluere  to 
  flow.  See  {Fluid}.] 
  1.  Flowing  in  ``With  influent  tide.''  --Cowper.  ``Influent 
  odors.''  --Mrs.  Browning. 
 
  2.  Exerting  influence;  influential.  [Obs.] 
 
  I  find  no  office  by  name  assigned  unto  Dr.Cox,  who 
  was  virtually  influent  upon  all  and  most  active. 
  --Fuller. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  influent 
  adj  :  that  is  flowing  inward  [syn:  {inflowing}] 




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