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Another word for spate

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Noun
  1. A sudden or rapid flowing outward

    See also:

    move

  2. Something suggestive of running water

      1. (Electricity) A flow of electric charge.
      2. A flow of water or air, esp. when strong or swift, in a definite direction; specif., such a flow within a larger body of water or mass of air
      3. A steady, smooth onward flow or movement:
      1. Something moving along in a current of air or water:
      2. The rate of flow of a water current.
      3. A slow ocean current
      1. An overflowing of water onto land that is normally dry.
      2. A flood tide.
      3. A large body of water, as a sea or broad river
      1. A continuous movement or circulation:
      2. A residual mass that has stopped flowing:
      3. A stream or current.
      1. (Physics) The rate of flow of energy, fluids, etc. across a surface
      2. The rate of flow of water, as the tide or current, through a defined area
      3. An additive that improves the flow of plastics during fabrication.
      1. The stem of one of these plants, used in making baskets, mats, and chair seats.
      2. Any of a genus (Juncus) of plants of the rush family, having small, greenish flowers: rushes usually grow in wet places and the round stems and pliant leaves of some species are used in making baskets, mats, ropes, etc.
      3. A rapid, often noisy flow or passage:
      1. A steady current in such a flow of water.
      2. (Computers) A steady flow of data.
      3. A steady current of a fluid.
      1. A powerful wave or swell of water.
      2. A movement of or like that of a mass of water; violent rolling, sweeping, or swelling motion
      3. A sudden, sharp increase of electric current or voltage in a circuit
      1. The alternate rise and fall of the surface of oceans, seas, and the bays, rivers, etc. connected with them, caused by the attraction of the moon and sun: it may occur twice in each period of 24 hours and 50 minutes, which is the time of one rotation of the earth with respect to the moon
      2. Flood tide.
      3. 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.
    See also:

    move

  3. An abundant, usually overwhelming flow or fall, as of a river or rain

    See also:

    big