flood

All Noun Verb
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  • Large areas are kept free of buildings to provide a flood plain.
  • Soon after this the world is destroyed by flood and fire.
  • Because of this flood we are believed to live in the Fifth World.
  • The land is mostly level since much of it is on the river's flood plain.
  • These gradually build up to create the floor of the flood plain.
  • Southern and western parts of the city are more flood-endangered than northern parts.
  • A number of animals were found dead or injured in flood areas, covered with oil.
  • So he destroyed it with a flood and made a new, better one from smaller stones.
  • Visitors can view the flooded environment from either above or below the water.
  • A flood occurs when an area of land, usually low-lying, is covered with water.
  • One night a bad storm hits the village and there is a flood.
  • There was only about a week's break between these two massive floods.
  • He lived in the flooded home until the house was sold.
  • The release of so many new games in flooded the market.
  • Hundreds of square miles were flooded, including some areas with up to of water.
  • Sometimes the term information flood is used as well.
  • Its main purposes are to improve flood protection and create additional land for agriculture.
  • What makes flash floods most dangerous is their sudden nature and fast moving water.
  • About one-third of the area of the city was flooded.
  • Later, a summer flood destroyed a third of the crops in the area.
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Meaning of flood

  • noun The rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land
    plains fertilized by annual inundations
  • noun An overwhelming number or amount
    a flood of requests, a torrent of abuse
  • noun Light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam; used in photography
  • noun A large flow
  • noun The act of flooding; filling to overflowing
  • verb Cover with liquid, usually water
    The swollen river flooded the village, The broken vein had flooded blood in her eyes
  • verb Supply with an excess of
    flood the market with tennis shoes, Glut the country with cheap imports from the Orient
  • verb Become filled to overflowing
    Our basement flooded during the heavy rains