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Entry Definition
(rope, wire, etc.) s/he cannot take the strain, cannot carry intended amperage; s/he cannot be coiled or arranged (e.g., too springy or stiff)
it flows fast, there is a strong current
the current is swift
narrows, strait (between two lakes, in river, etc.); narrowing of current
it flows rapidly, it is strong current
(current, water) it flows unfavorably or dangerously
(jet stream, steady air current) it blows
(flowing water or tide) the current is too fast
it flows well; (current) it is favorable (e.g., to canoe paddler)
s/he has favorable current (for sailing, canoeing, etc.)