Total Current

Science / Tides and Currents / Total Current: The combination of the tidal and non-tidal current. The United States equivalent of the British flow. See current.

Other Words for Current

Current Noun Synonyms: course, progress, tendency, tenor, drift, trend, inclination, mainstream
Current Adjective Synonyms: contemporary, ongoing, present, contemporaneous, simultaneous, coeval

Other Words for Total

Total Noun Synonyms: complete, unalloyed, unmitigated, unqualified, unconditional, utter, out-and-out, thorough, thoroughgoing, perfect, outright, downright, all-out, absolute
Total Verb Synonyms: sum (total), totality, aggregate, whole, amount, total number


Technology / Home Audio / Current: The volume or quantum of the flow of electrons through a conductor, as opposed to voltage, which is the measure of the intensity or velocity of the electrical flow. MORE

Kirchoffs Current Law (KCL)

Technology / Home Audio / Kirchoffs Current Law (KCL): A law stating that the total current entering a point or junction in a circuit must equal the sum of the current leaving that point or junction. MORE

Corrected Current

Science / Tides and Currents / Corrected Current: A relatively short series of cur-rent observations from a subordinate station to which a factor is applied to adjust the current to a more representative value based on a relatively long series from a MORE

River Current

Science / Tides and Currents / River Current: The gravity-induced seaward flow of fresh water originating from the drainage basin of a river. In the fresh water portion of the river below head of tide, the river current is alternately increased a MORE

Rotary Current

Science / Tides and Currents / Rotary Current: A tidal current that flows continually with the direction of flow changing through all points of the compass during the tidal period. Rotary currents are usually found offshore where the direction of MORE

Sequence Of Current

Science / Tides and Currents / Sequence Of Current: The order of occurrence of the four tidal current strengths of a day, with special reference as to whether the greater flood immediately precedes or follows the greater ebb. MORE