Part of speech:
The amount that overflows; surplus
Something that overwhelms as if by a great flood:
A sudden flood of great volume, usually caused by heavy rain.
To overwhelm with a rush or great amount of anything
(Law) The increasing of land area along a shore by deposited alluvium or by the recession of water.
To become full of water or sink.
A large mass of or as of moving water; wave; swell; billow
The periodic variation in the surface level of the oceans and of bays, gulfs, inlets, and estuaries, caused by gravitational attraction of the moon and sun.
The time when the tide is at this level
A very heavy fall of rain
The incoming or rising tide, occurring between the time when the tide is lowest and the time when the following tide is highest.
A great flow of water
A great flow of water
The act, action, or result of pouring out or producing:
A large quantity; many. [First attested around 1150 to 1350.]
Submerge is defined as to cover over, or to place or go under water.
To kill by submerging and suffocating in water or another liquid.
To glut is defined as to eat or supply an excess.
To engage wholly or deeply; absorb:
To cause to surround, to cover.
Of debris left by a flood or glacier
Of the time after the Biblical Flood
The sudden fall or slide of a large mass of material down the side of a mountain. Avalanches may contain snow, ice, rock, soil, or a mixture of these materials. Avalanches can be triggered by changes in temperature, by sound vibrations, or by vibrations in the earth itself.
The definition of a cataclysm is a catastrophe or a large-scale and often violent event that causes change or upheaval.
A flood of water
The breaking up of ice in a river.
The definition of a downpour is a very hard rainfall.
A sudden heavy fall of rain.
A tidal wave caused by the surge of a flood tide upstream in a narrowing estuary or by colliding tidal currents.
To do away with the position or job of
A substance applied to a surface to be joined by welding, soldering, or brazing to facilitate the flowing of solder and prevent formation of oxides.
To flow forth suddenly in great volume:
(Football) To advance the ball or attempt to advance the ball from scrimmage by carrying it rather than passing.
To supply with the maximum that can be held or contained; fill thoroughly:
To flow over completely
(By extension, informal) A longer than expected term without success, particularly in sport.
To deprive someone of (something vital).
A torrent or flood:
The rate of flow of a water current.
A current or flow of water or other liquid, esp. one running along the surface of the earth; specif., a small river
To start up from cover
To pour is defined as for a liquid to flow or drop onto something, or to rain heavily.
To climb (something) in this manner.
To crowd into; fill with a multitude
To walk, go, or pass at a slow, deliberate pace
To increase the density and usually the thickness of (cloth) by shrinking and beating or pressing.
Such a beam of light
light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam; used in photography
A photoflood bulb, lamp, etc.
the occurrence of incoming water (between a low tide and the following high tide); -Shakespeare
To supply in excess of what is appropriate or required:
(Brit.) A high tidal wave in an estuary; bore
A flow of positive electric charge. The strength of current flow in any medium is related to voltage differences in that medium, as well as the electrical properties of the medium, and is measured in amperes. Since electrons are stipulated to have a negative charge, current in an electrical circuit actually flows in the opposite direction of the movement of electrons.
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