Fluxions

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Fluxions (Math) See Fluxion, 6.
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Quotations

  • Edward M. Forster
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    “Towns are excrescences, gray fluxions, where men, hurrying to find one another, have lost themselves.”

Usage

In literature:

Accordingly they either vomit them up again, or suffer from indigestion, whence come gripings, fluxions, and fevers.
"The Golden Sayings of Epictetus" by Epictetus
His theoretic notions were fluent; and when minds less plastic than his own attempted to render those fluxional images rigid, he rebelled.
"Faraday As A Discoverer" by John Tyndall
Brings on white fluxions.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
The discovery of fluxions, which he claimed, was contested by Leibnitz, and led to a long and bitter controversy between the two philosophers.
"A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature" by John W. Cousin
Returning to France, he translated Hales's Vegetable Statics and Newton's Treatise on Fluxions.
"Selections from Previous Worksand Remarks on Romanes' Mental Evolution in Animals" by Samuel Butler
Craig is known in the early history of fluxions, and was a good mathematician.
"A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)" by Augustus De Morgan
Returning to France, he translated Hales's 'Vegetable Statics' and Newton's 'Treatise on Fluxions.
"Evolution, Old & New" by Samuel Butler
Mr. Fluxion called Captain Terrill, and the order was given to pipe all hands.
"Down the Rhine" by Oliver Optic
At twenty-three he facilitated the calculation of planetary movements by his theory of Fluxions.
"History of the English People, Volume VI (of 8)" by John Richard Green
Mr. Fluxion was the first vice-principal in charge of the Josephine.
"Up The Baltic" by Oliver Optic
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