A flow (流量 liúliàng) refers to a variable that is defined with reference to the length of time. In other words, it is measured over a time period. One example is the national income. Also see: stock.
- 流 (liú) as in current (水流 shuǐliú, 气流 qìliú, or 电流 diànliú), drift (漂流 piāoliú) or communicate (交流 jiāoliú).
- 量 (liàng) as in quantity (数量 shùliàng) and weight (重量 zhòngliàng).
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