Currently vs. Current

By Jaxson

  • Currently (adverb)

    At this moment, at present, now.

  • Current (noun)

    The part of a fluid that moves continuously in a certain direction.

  • Current (noun)

    The time rate of flow of electric charge.

  • Current (noun)

    A tendency or a course of events.

  • Current (adjective)

    Existing or occurring at the moment.

    “current events;”

    “current leaders;”

    “current negotiations”

  • Current (adjective)

    Generally accepted, used, practiced, or prevalent at the moment.

    “current affairs;”

    “current bills and coins;”

    “current fashions”

  • Current (adjective)

    Running or moving rapidly.

  • Current (adjective)

    belonging to the present time; happening or being used or done now

    “keep abreast of current events”

    “I started my current job in 2001”

  • Current (adjective)

    in common or general use

    “the other meaning of the word is still current”

  • Current (noun)

    a body of water or air moving in a definite direction, especially through a surrounding body of water or air in which there is less movement

    “ocean currents”

  • Current (noun)

    a flow of electricity which results from the ordered directional movement of electrically charged particles

    “this completes the circuit so that a current flows to the lamp”

    “magnetic fields are produced by currents flowing in the cables”

  • Current (noun)

    a quantity representing the rate of flow of electric charge, usually measured in amperes

    “at high currents there is wasteful power dissipation”

  • Current (noun)

    the general tendency or course of events or opinion

    “the student movement formed a distinct current of protest”

Oxford Dictionary

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