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confluence

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con=flu=ence

CIDE DICTIONARY

confluencen. [L. confluentia.].
  •  The act of flowing together; the meeting or junction of two or more streams; the place of meeting.  [1913 Webster]
    "New York stood at the confluence of two rivers."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Any running together of separate streams or currents; the act of meeting and crowding in a place; hence, a crowd; a concourse; an assemblage.  [1913 Webster]
    "You see this confluence, this great flood of vistors."  [1913 Webster]
    "The confluence . . . of all true joys."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

confluence, n.
1 a place where two rivers meet.
2 a a coming together. b a crowd of people.

Etymology
L confluere (as com-, fluere flow)

THESAURUS

confluence

accompaniment, accordance, affluence, afflux, affluxion, agglomeration, agglutination, aggregation, agreement, alliance, approach, articulation, assemblage, assembly, association, asymptote, bond, bottleneck, bracketing, cahoots, call-up, canvass, census, clustering, co-working, coaction, coincidence, collaboration, collection, collectivity, colligation, collision course, collocation, collusion, combination, combined effort, communication, comparison, concatenation, concentralization, concentration, concert, concerted action, concomitance, concordance, concourse, concurrence, conflux, congeries, conglomeration, congregation, congress, conjugation, conjunction, connection, consilience, conspiracy, convergence, converging, cooperation, copulation, corralling, correspondence, coupling, course, crosscurrent, crossing, current, data-gathering, defluxion, downflow, downpour, drift, driftage, flow, flowing, fluency, flux, focalization, focus, funnel, gathering, gush, hookup, hub, inflow, ingathering, intercommunication, intercourse, interlinking, inventory, joinder, joining, jointure, junction, juxtaposition, knotting, liaison, linkage, linking, marriage, meeting, merger, merging, mill run, millrace, mobilization, muster, mutual approach, narrowing gap, onrush, onward course, outflow, pairing, parasitism, race, radius, rodeo, roundup, run, rush, saprophytism, set, simultaneity, spate, splice, spokes, stream, surge, survey, symbiosis, synchronism, synergy, tangent, tide, tie, tie-in, tie-up, trend, undercurrent, undertow, unification, union, united action, water flow, yoking

ROGET THESAURUS

confluence

Junction

N junction, joining, joinder, union connection, conjunction, conjugation, annexion, annexation, annexment, astriction, attachment, compagination, vincture, ligation, alligation, accouplement, marriage infibulation, inosculation, symphysis, anastomosis, confluence, communication, concatenation, meeting, reunion, assemblage, coition, copulation, sex, sexual congress, sexual conjunction, sexual intercourse, love-making, joint, joining, juncture, pivot, hinge, articulation, commissure, seam, gore, gusset, suture, stitch, link, miter mortise, closeness, tightness coherence, combination, annexationist, joined, joint, conjoint, conjunct, corporate, compact, hand in hand, firm, fast, close, tight, taut, taught, secure, set, intervolved, inseparable, indissoluble, insecable, severable, jointly, in conjunction with, fast, firmly intimately, tria juncta in uno.

Convergence

N convergence, confluence, concourse, conflux, congress, concurrence, concentration, convergency, appulse, meeting, corradiation, assemblage, resort, asymptote, converging, convergent, confluent, concurrent, centripetal, asymptotical, asymptotic, confluxible.

River

N river, running water, jet, spirt, spurt, squirt, spout, spray, splash, rush, gush, jet d'eau, sluice, water spout, water fall, cascade, force, foss, lin, linn, ghyll, Niagara, cataract, rapids, white water, catadupe, cataclysm, debacle, inundation, deluge, chute, washout, rain, rainfall, serein, shower, scud, downpour, driving rain, drenching rain, cloudburst, hyetology, hyetography, predominance of Aquarius, reign of St. Swithin, mizzle, drizzle, stillicidum, plash, dropping, falling weather, northeaster, hurricane, typhoon, stream, course, flux, flow, profluence, effluence, defluxion, flowing, current, tide, race, coulee, spring, artesian well, fount, fountain, rill, rivulet, gill, gullet, rillet, streamlet, brooklet, branch, runnel, sike, burn, beck, creek, brook, bayou, stream, river, reach, tributary, geyser, spout, waterspout, body of water, torrent, rapids, flush, flood, swash, spring tide, high tide, full tide, bore, tidal bore, eagre, hygre, fresh, freshet, indraught, reflux, undercurrent, eddy, vortex, gurge, whirlpool, Maelstrom, regurgitation, overflow, confluence, corrivation, wave, billow, surge, swell, ripple, anerythmon gelasma, beach comber, riffle, rollers, ground swell, surf, breakers, white horses, whitecaps, rough sea, heavy sea, high seas, cross sea, long sea, short sea, chopping sea, hydrodynamics, hydraulics, hydraulicostatics, rain gauge, flowmeter, pegology, irrigation, pump, watering pot, watering cart, hydrant, syringe, garden hose, lawn spray, bhisti, mussuk, fluent, diffluent, profluent, affluent, tidal, flowing, meandering, meandry, meandrous, fluvial, fluviatile, streamy, showery, rainy, pluvial, stillicidous, stillatitious, for men may come and men may go but I go on foreve, that old man river, he just keeps rolling along.


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