Influx definition

ĭnflŭks
A mass arrival or incoming.

An influx of visitors to the city; large influxes of refugees.

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A flow inward or into something.

I'll buy a new computer when I get an influx of cash.

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A flowing in.

An influx of foreign capital.

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A continual coming in of persons or things.

An influx of customers.

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The definition of an influx is an inflow or the arrival of large amounts of people or things.

When twenty people arrive at your house all at the same time, this is an example of an influx.

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The point where a body of water, as a river, joins another body of water.
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A flowing in; inflow, as of a liquid, gas, etc.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
influx
Plural:
influxes

Origin of influx

  • Late Latin īnflūxus from Latin past participle of īnfluere to flow in influence

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin īnfluxus (“inflow; influence”), from īnfluō (“flow or run into”).

    From Wiktionary