(n.) A variable quantity, considered as increasing or diminishing; -- called, in the modern calculus, the function or integral.
(a.) Flowing or capable of flowing; liquid; glodding; easily moving.
(a.) Ready in the use of words; voluble; copious; having words at command; and uttering them with facility and smoothness; as, a fluent speaker; hence, flowing; voluble; smooth; -- said of language; as, fluent speech.