floodings

All Noun
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  • Due to the often floodings, the population moved higher, to its current place.
  • The embankments will be higher than they are now and being higher than should prevent any future floodings.
  • However, the village had already been abandoned in the early 20th century due to repeated floodings.
  • The hill was the only piece of land that would remain dry during the frequent floodings of the rivers.
  • Australia was supposed to participate but didn't come because of floodings.
  • In areas that are regularly flooded, they need more time between floodings to develop.
  • Due to the river flowing very close to a lot of houses within the village there have been a number of floodings.
  • Better drainage recently has resulted in fewer floodings to areas close to the town.
  • Due these floodings, the Arakawa River has changed its course multiple times.
  • Beginning in 1966, huge works began on all three rivers to prevent future floodings.
  • Storm surge floodings are generally taken to occur when the water level is more than one metre above normal.
  • The real danger has come in the form of several floodings in Bandung's south.
  • As the area was prone to floodings the capital was finally moved further inland to its present location.
  • For years, following the floodings of the river, Subangdaku created an issue over the province.
  • A few of the tracks were taken to museums, but most of them disappeared in natural floodings.
  • Since it is a mountain river and causes frequent floodings, its regulation has for years been a priority.
  • It is a flat hill without buildings that serves as refuge for cattle and sheep during light floodings of the island.
  • When it rain bands passed over Hong Kong, heavy rains brought about serious floodings across the territory.
  • Nevertheless the railway did not obtain profits due to floodings or poor harvests.
  • Many archaeological sites have been destroyed because of floodings.
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Root form of floodings is flood for verb and flooding for noun.

Meaning of floodings

  • 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