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Source : Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

Influx \In"flux`\, n. [L. influxus, fr. influere, influxum, to
   flow in: cf. F. influx. See {Influent}.]
   1. The act of flowing in; as, an influx of light.

   2. A coming in; infusion; intromission; introduction;
      importation in abundance; also, that which flows or comes
      in; as, a great influx of goods into a country, or an
      influx of gold and silver.

            The influx of food into the Celtic region, however,
            was far from keeping pace with the influx of
            consumers.                            --Macaulau.

            The general influx of Greek into modern languages.

   3. Influence; power. [Obs.] --Sir M. Hale.

Source : WordNet®

     n : the process of flowing in [syn: {inflow}] [ant: {outflow}, {outflow}]
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