reflux

Definitions:

  • A flowing back; ebb.
  • Backflow, as of gastric acid into the esophagus.
  • The process of refluxing.
  • To boil (a liquid) in a vessel attached to a condenser so that the vapors continuously condense for reboiling.
  • To be boiled in such a way.
  • A flowing back: as, the flux and <em>reflux</em> of the tides.
  • Returning, or flowing back; reflex.
  • A flowing back, as the return of a fluid; ebb; reaction.
  • the <xref>backwards</xref> <xref>flow</xref> of any <xref>fluid</xref>
  • a technique, using a <xref>reflux condenser</xref>, allowing one to <xref>boil</xref> the contents of a vessel over an extended period
  • To <xref>boil</xref> a liquid in a vessel having a reflux condenser
  • an abnormal backward flow of body fluids
  • the outward flow of the tide
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