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.
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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.
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The influx of food into the Celtic region, however, was far from keeping pace with the influx of consumers.
Macaulau.
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The general influx of Greek into modern languages.
Earle.
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3. Influence; power. [Obs.] Sir M. Hale.
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