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Flood

Definition

[n] a large flow
[n] the act of flooding; filling to overflowing
[n] light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam; used in photography
[n] the inward flow of the tide; "a tide in the affairs of men which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune" -Shakespeare
[n] the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land; "plains fertilized by annual inundations"1
[n] an overwhelming number or amount; "a flood of requests"; "a torrent of abuse"
[v] cover with liquid, usually water; "The swollen river flooded the village"; "The broken vein had flooded blood in her eyes"
[v] become filled to overflowing; "Our basement flooded during the heavy rains"
[v] fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid; "the basement was inundated after the storm"; "The images flooded his mind"
[v] supply with an excess of; "flood the market with tennis shoes"; "Glut the country with cheap imports from the Orient"


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