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current

EN[ˈkʌɹənt] [ˈkɝɹənt]
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WCurrent
  • Current may refer to:

    Definition of current in English Dictionary

  • NounPLcurrentsSUF-ent
    1. The part of a fluid that moves continuously in a certain direction.
      1. (electricity) The time rate of flow of electric charge.
        1. Symbol: I (inclined upper case letter "I") Units:
        2. SI: ampere (A) CGS: esu/second (esu/s)
      2. A tendency or a course of events.
      3. AdjectiveCOMcurrenterCOMmore currentSUPcurrentestSUPmost current
        1. Existing or occurring at the moment.
          1. Hidden behind thickets of acronyms and gorse bushes of detail, a new great game is under way across the globe. Some call it geoeconomics, but it's geopolitics too. The current power play consists of an extraordinary range of countries simultaneously sitting down to negotiate big free trade and investment agreements.
        2. Generally accepted, used, practiced, or prevalent at the moment.
          1. OBS Running or moving rapidly.
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • Our findings suggest that current precystectomy models for prediction of LN metastasis should be improved further.
              • When the microprocessor decodes the JSR opcode, it stores the operand into the TEMP register and pushes the current contents of the PC ($00 0128) onto the stack.
              • That was about 3m years ago, when the globe was about 3-5F warmer on average, the Arctic 14.4F warmer, megasharks swam the oceans, and sea levels stood at least 20 ft above their current heights.
            2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
              • Current examples: wood, wooden; gold, golden; brass, brazen
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Adjectives
              • Nouns
                • Countable nouns
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              1. en currently
              2. en currents
              3. en currenter
              4. en currentest
              5. en currentness
              Source: Wiktionary
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              Grammatically, this word "current" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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