Science / Tides and Currents / Current Meter: An instrument for measuring the speed and direction or just the speed of a current. The measurements are Eulerian when the meter is fixed or moored at a specific location. Current meters can be mechanical, electric, electromagnetic, acoustic, or any combination thereof.
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Current Adjective Synonyms: contemporary, ongoing, present, contemporaneous, simultaneous, coeval
Current Noun Synonyms: course, progress, tendency, tenor, drift, trend, inclination, mainstream
Science / Tides and Currents / North Pacific Current: A North Pacific Ocean cur-rent setting eastward from about 160° east to somewhat beyond about 150° west. It continues the flow of the Kuroshio Extension, sending branches to the south. MORE
Science / Tides and Currents / North Equatorial Current: A current setting west-ward in the North Atlantic and North Pacific Oceans and in the Indian Ocean from about October to July. It occurs immediately north of the Equatorial Counter Current. MORE
Science / Tides and Currents / Norwegian Current: A North Atlantic Ocean cur-rent setting northeastward off the coast of Norway. MORE
Life Style / Poetry / Octameter: A verse containing eight feet. Algernon charles swinburne's 'march: an ode,' robert browning's 'a toccata of galuppi's,' and edgar allan poe's 'the raven' are among the few examples of an english poem MORE