flood

All Noun Verb
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  • Shortly after his daughter was born, a storm flooded the Valley of Peace.
  • The town has been flooded many times by the two rivers.
  • Moreover, one season's flood may be ten or more times as great as that in another year.
  • Certain roads that run through the town were flooded and some were damaged.
  • They moved to higher ground after being flooded out.
  • Usually this is below the water line so that the area can be flooded in case of emergency.
  • The smaller floods would fill up the low lying area and would also cover some of the streets.
  • Much of the city is located on a very wide and flat flood plain surrounded by hill country on all sides.
  • Following the flood, the concrete flood wall was raised to its current height.
  • At flood, the river becomes an area flow source, far more than a narrow confined river.
  • During the city's history several floods have occurred, the last in the late 1970s.
  • Old roads that once led to the flooded towns can be followed to the water's edge.
  • The town of Duncan has been destroyed twice by flood and once by fire.
  • Some were flooded for a period of over three weeks.
  • As a result, both critics and fans felt it did little to distance itself from the recent flood of similar games.
  • The river has often left its banks and flooded nearby cities, at times destroying them completely.
  • During floods the river can be as wide as across.
  • One of the trees was destroyed in the early 1990s in a flood, but the other is still standing.
  • During construction the sea bed gave way and one of the tunnels was flooded.
  • The floods of the valley came and went depending on long-scale climate change.
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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