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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Influx  \In"flux`\,  n.  [L.  influxus  fr  influere  influxum  to 
  flow  in:  cf  F.  influx.  See  {Influent}.] 
  1.  The  act  of  flowing  in  as  an  influx  of  light. 
 
  2.  A  coming  in  infusion;  intromission;  introduction; 
  importation  in  abundance;  also  that  which  flows  or  comes 
  in  as  a  great  influx  of  goods  into  a  country,  or  an 
  influx  of  gold  and  silver. 
 
  The  influx  of  food  into  the  Celtic  region,  however, 
  was  far  from  keeping  pace  with  the  influx  of 
  consumers.  --Macaulau. 
 
  The  general  influx  of  Greek  into  modern  languages. 
  --Earle. 
 
  3.  Influence;  power.  [Obs.]  --Sir  M.  Hale. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  influx 
  n  :  the  process  of  flowing  in  [syn:  {inflow}]  [ant:  {outflow},  {outflow}] 




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