- [A]现在的; 现行的 of the present time; happening now
- 通用的,通行的; 被普遍接受的 in common or general use; generally accepted
- [C]水流; 气流 movement of water, air, electricity
- [U]电流 flow of electricity through sth or along a wire or cable
- [C]趋向,趋势,倾向 course or movement; tend
a flow of electricity through a conductor;
"the current was measured in amperes"
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"
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"
occurring in or belonging to the present time;
"the current topic"
"current psychoanalytic theories"
"the ship's current position"
- Nothing disturbs the peaceful current of life in the village.
- The block becomes magnetic when the current is switched on.
- The current is deep and strong down the stream.
- The current trend is towards informal clothing.
- How long will she keep her current job?
- This note is no longer current.
- They suggested measures to overcome current difficulties.
- Long ago it was a current belief that the earth was flat.
- Various customs are current among the national minorities.
- He was swept away by the current.
- This button switches the current on.
- The adventure changed the whole current of his life.
The Gulf Stream, the warm current that runs..across the Atlantic.出自： N. Calder
A word which is not current English.出自： Dryden
A story current in Paris at the time.出自： W. C. Williams
- ☆ 1300年左右进入英语，直接源自古法语的corant，意为跑，流；最初源自拉丁语的currere。