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adjective being done, belonging to the time, concurrent, contemporaneous, contemporary, existent, existing, hic, immediate, in fashion, in style, in the fad, in vogue, instant, latest, latter day, new, occurring, of the moment, of the present, of this date, of tooays date, popular, present, present day, prevailing, recent, revised, stylish, topical, up to date, up to the minute, usitatus, widespread
Associated concepts: current account, current assets, current basis, current business expenses, current debts, current expenditures, current market value, current obligations, current operating expenses, current rate of exxhange, currently distributable
See also: common, customary, extant, familiar, instant, outflow, popular, present, prevailing, prevalent, rife, typical, usual

CURRENT, merc. law. A term used to express present time; the current month; i.e. the present month. Price current, is the ordinary price at the time spoken of. A printed paper, containing such prices, is also called a price current.
     2. Current, in another sense, signifies that which is readily received; as, current money.

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TAKHAR, Radiation effects on free convection currents flow past semi-infinite vertical plate, Modelling, Measurement and control, B51 (1993), 31-40.
He was the first to propose that slow-moving convection currents in the Earth's mantle caused continental break up, seafloor formation, crustal assimilation and continental drifting.
Cooling is also a problem, despite the extreme cold of the vacuum of space, because there are no convection currents to move heat away from the router.
The environment surrounding the drying coating experiences fluctuations in temperature and in the rate of cooling caused by fluctuations in convection currents in the surrounding air.
The ground heats up, producing convection currents, sucking every drop of moisture from the land and whips the air's molecules into a frenzy of activity, kicking up stinking winds and horrid humidity.
Young geologists will be introduced to major concepts in earth science--such as tectonic plates, shear and pressure waves: and convection currents through this creative and clear text.
Physically this can be justified, because in the process of externally cooling of the plate, the free convection currents travel away from the plate.
The convection currents inside the liquid and at the solid liquid interface are ignored;
The effects of the permeability parameter (K) and free convection currents (both Gr and Gm) on the velocity field are shown in Fig.
In reality, enormous convection currents are present both on the solar surface and within the solar interior.
The answer is that convection currents are dredging it up from the star's tiny, dense core, where many heavy elements are currently being synthesized as the giant nears the end of its life.