The definition of current is something that is happening now or something that is up to date.(adjective)
An example of current is today's newspaper.
Current is defined as the movement of water in a specific direction.(noun)
An example of current is when a river moves towards a waterfall.
See current in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: altered (infl. by L) < ME curraunt < OFr curant, prp. of courre < L currere, to run < IE base *kers-, to run, wagon > Gaul carros
See current in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English curraunt, from Old French corant, present participle of courre, to run, from Latin currere; see kers- in Indo-European roots.
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