Definitions for "Flows"
a necessary, but not sufficient, condition for meeting the goals (Devarajan et al
The movement of resources from a place of high concentration to a low (e.g. energy goes from hot to cold). By utilising such flows systems can perform work (including self-organization). When flows in opposite directions balance, the system can arrive at the steady state (dynamic equilibrium) that characterises dissipative systems.
Keywords:  throughputs, see
See throughputs.
Keywords:  cubic, cfs, river, stream, feet
The rate at which water passes a given point in a stream or river, usually expressed in cubic-feet per second (cfs).
Particle emission or waves emitted or received
Keywords:  concern, deep, matter
a matter of deep concern