An example of an influent is a stream that flows down to an alpine lake.
An example of influent is a river flowing into the ocean; influent river.
Other Word Forms
Origin of influent
- Middle English from Latin īnfluēns īnfluent- present participle of īnfluere to flow in influence
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Latin influent-, the present participle stem of influere