Influx meaning

ĭn'flŭks'
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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A flowing in.

An influx of foreign capital.

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A mass arrival or incoming.

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

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The point where a body of water, as a river, joins another body of water.
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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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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