Meaning: occurring in or belonging to the present time; "current events"; "the current topic"; "current negotiations"; "current psychoanalytic theories"; "the ship's current position"
meaning of the word
Meaning: a flow of electricity through a conductor; "the current was measured in amperes"
Meaning: a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes); "the raft floated downstream on the current"; "he felt a stream of air"; "the hose ejected a stream of water"
stream, flow, current
Meaning: dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas; "two streams of development run through American history"; "stream of consciousness"; "the flow of thought"; "the current of history"
The current swept me on.
She tried to get back into the current.
Next the current whirled the ship round.
So far, there is no departure from current usage.
You must be in the full current and feel its force.
Like rowing upstream against a strong downward current
Sometimes an increasing current piled the logs up a good bit.
Even a good modern boat is not safe upon its uncertain current.
He jerked back his head decisively; he would increase the current.
When carried by the swift current into this salty water they soon die.