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  • A flux pen used for reworks. Multicore solder containing flux. Wire freshly coated with solder, still immersed in molten rosin flux. In metallurgy, a flux is a chemical cleaning agent that facilitates soldering, brazing, and welding by removing oxidation from the metals to be joined. — “Flux (metallurgy) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • This article is about the concept of flux in science and mathematics. Generally, in particular in the field of electromagnetism and mathematics, flux is usually the integral of a vector quantity, flux density, over a finite surface. — “Flux - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • Heat flux or thermal flux is the rate of heat energy transfer through a given surface. To define the heat flux density at a certain point in space, one takes the limiting case where the size of. — “Heat flux - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,


  • This was a surprising discovery, and I was exceeding glad of them; but I was warned by my experience to eat sparingly of them; remembering that when I was ashore in Barbary, the eating of grapes killed several of our Englishmen, who were slaves there, by throwing them into fluxes and fevers. — “Robinson Crusoe” by Daniel Defoe
  • And to say the truth, of all this diversity and confusion of prescriptions, what other end and effect is there after all, but to purge the belly? which a thousand ordinary simples will do as well; and I do not know whether such evacuations be so much to our advantage as they pretend, and whether nature does not require a residence of her excrements to a certain proportion, as wine does of its lees to keep it alive: you often see healthful men fall into vomitings and fluxes of the belly by some extrinsic accident, and make a great evacuation of excrements, without any preceding need, or any following benefit, but rather with hurt to their constitution. 'Tis from the great Plato, that I lately learned, that of three sorts of motions which are natural to us, purging is the worst, and that no man, unless he be a fool, ought to take anything to that purpose but in the extremest necessity. — “Essays” by Michel de Montaigne


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