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con•flu•ent



Pronunciation: (kon'flOO-unt), [key]
adj.
1. flowing or running together; blending into one: confluent rivers; confluent ideas.
2. Pathol.
a. running together: confluent efflorescences.
b. characterized by confluent efflorescences: confluent smallpox.

n.
1. one of two or more confluent streams.
2. a tributary stream.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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