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flow of thought n.
écoulement du courant de la pensée

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
écoulement de larmes
débit de paroles
flux de capitaux
viscosité mentale
le flot de véhicules
les fluctuations de
le flux et le reflux de
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   [+water]   écoulement    m     
→ New channels are deliberately cut to alter the flow of the water        
   the flow of traffic      le flot de véhicules  
→ I put my truck in gear and pulled out into the flow of traffic.        
   [+information]   flux    m     
→ There's a good flow of information.        
→ ... the opportunity to control the flow of information        
[+talk]   flot    m     
→ She kept up a non-stop flow of baby talk.        
   [+orders, letters]   flot    m  
   (=tide)   flux    m     
to be in full flow      [activity]   marcher à plein régime  
→ by then this summer's tournament will be in full flow        
[speaker]   être sur sa lancée  
→ while the speaker was in full flow        
to go with the flow      suivre le mouvement  
→ The best we can do is relax and go with the flow.        
   [+blood]   circulation    f     
    blood flow  
   [+electrical current]   circulation    f  
   [+river]   courant    m  
   [water]   couler  
→ The river flows south-west to the Atlantic Ocean ...        
[tears]   ruisseler  
→ The tears flowed down his cheeks.        
Water was flowing from the pipe.      De l'eau s'écoulait du tuyau.  
→ Traffic was flowing down the streets of Helsinki.        
[people]   affluer  
→ Refugees continue to flow from the troubled region        
   [electrical current]   passer  
→ The current flows into electric motors that drive the wheels.        
→ A lot of this information flowed through other police departments.        
[money]   circuler  
→ An interest rate reduction is needed to get more money flowing and create jobs.        
   [robes, hair]   flotter  
→ a long white dress which flowed over her body        
→ long black flowing hair        
→ She let her hair down so that it flowed darkly over her shoulders.        

blood flow  
      n   circulation    f   sanguine  
→ a drug that improves blood flow        
→ ... the valve that controls the blood flow between the two chambers of the heart.        
blood flow to the feet      l'afflux de sang aux pieds  
→ Exercise can improve blood flow to the feet and legs.        
cash flow  
      n   cash-flow    m  , marge    f   brute d'autofinancement  
→ Work out a projected cash flow for your first 12 months trading.        
de cash-flow  
→ the club faced a short-term cash flow problem        
flow chart   , flow diagram  
      n   organigramme    m     
lava flow  
      n   coulée    f   de lave  
rate of flow  
      n   débit    m  
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
"flow of thought": examples and translations in context
Write down everything that comes to mind to generate a free flow of thought: Écrivez tout ce qui vous vient à l'esprit pour générer un écoulement libre de la pensée:
had a logical flow of thought that was easy to follow Être présentés selon un ordre de pensée logique facile à suivre.
generate a free flow of thought générez un écoulement libre de la pensée
To write well, even to write clearly; to use words so true and simple that they oppose no obstacle to the flow of thought and feeling from mind to mind; these are virtues rooted in something deeper than word acrobatics. Bien écrire, ou même écrire clairement; employer des mots si naturels et si simples qu'ils n'opposent aucun obstacle à la transmission des idées, exigent d'autres qualités que l'acrobatie verbale.
Many writers and speakers fail here. After eating heartily, they give themselves to sedentary occupations, reading, studying, or writing, allowing no time for physical exercise. As a consequence, the free flow of thought and words is checked. Beaucoup d'écrivains et d'orateurs commettent l'erreur suivante: après un repas copieux, ils se mettent au travail, lisent, étudient ou écrivent sans se permettre un seul instant d'exercice physique.
Mental sickness is thus due to excessive arrhythmic flow of thoughts through mind. La maladie mentale est donc due à un excès d'arythmie du flux des pensées par le mental.
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