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Fluent Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    fluent adj
  1. easy and graceful in shape; "a yacht with long, fluent curves"
  2. smooth and unconstrained in movement; "a long, smooth stride"; "the fluid motion of a cat"; "the liquid grace of a ballerina"; "liquid prose" [syn: flowing, fluid, liquid, smooth]
  3. expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively; "able to dazzle with his facile tongue"; "silver speech" [syn: eloquent, facile, silver, silver-tongued, smooth-spoken]
Fluent Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Fluent \Flu"ent\, n.
  1. A current of water; a stream. [Obs.]
  2. [Cf. F. fluente.] (Math.) A variable quantity, considered as increasing or diminishing; -- called, in the modern calculus, the function or integral.
Fluent Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Fluent \Flu"ent\, a. [L. fluens, -entis, p. pr. of fluere to flow; cf. Gr. ? to boil over. Cf. Fluctuate, Flux.]
  1. Flowing or capable of flowing; liquid; glodding; easily moving.
  2. Ready in the use of words; voluble; copious; having words at command; and uttering them with facility and smoothness; as, a fluent speaker; hence, flowing; voluble; smooth; -- said of language; as, fluent speech. With most fluent utterance. --Denham. Fluent as the flight of a swallow is the sultan's letter. --De Quincey.
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Fluent'

  • Fluent: Fluent can refer to: fluency , in linguistics, the ability to communicate quickly. fluent (mathematics), in mathematics, a continuous ...
  • Fluent (artificial intelligence): In artificial intelligence , a fluent is a condition that can change over time. fluents can be represented in first-order logic by ...
  • Fluent interface: In software engineering , a fluent interface (as first coined by Eric Evans and Martin Fowler ) is a way of implementing an object oriented ...
  • Fluent calculus: The fluent calculus is a formalism for expressing dynamical domains in first-order logic . It is a variant of the situation calculus ; the ...
  • Fluent in Stroll: Fluent In Stroll is the fifth studio album by the Boston ska punk band Big D and the Kids Table , released on July 7, 2009 by Side One ...

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* We need a president who's fluent in at least one language. - Buck Henry

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