Pronunciation: (kon'flOO-unt), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/confluent.html on line 75 [key]
1. flowing or running together; blending into one: confluent rivers; confluent ideas.
a. running together: confluent efflorescences.
b. characterized by confluent efflorescences: confluent smallpox.
1. one of two or more confluent streams.
2. a tributary stream.
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