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Flood vs. Flooding

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  • Flood (noun)

    A (usually disastrous) overflow of water from a lake or other body of water due to excessive rainfall or other input of water.

  • Flood (noun)

    A large number or quantity of anything appearing more rapidly than can easily be dealt with.

    "a flood of complaints"

  • Flood (noun)

    The flowing in of the tide, opposed to the ebb.

  • Flood (noun)

    A floodlight.

  • Flood (noun)

    Menstrual discharge; menses.

  • Flood (noun)

    Water as opposed to land.

  • Flood (verb)

    To overflow, as by water from excessive rainfall.

  • Flood (verb)

    To cover or partly fill as if by a flood.

    "The floor was flooded with beer."

    "They flooded the room with sewage."

  • Flood (verb)

    To provide (someone or something) with a larger number or quantity of something than can easily be dealt with.

    "The station's switchboard was flooded with listeners making complaints."

  • Flood (verb)

    To paste numerous lines of text to (a chat system) in order to disrupt the conversation.

  • Flooding (verb)

    present participle of flood

  • Flooding (noun)

    An act of flooding; a flood or gush.

  • Flooding (noun)

    Emotional overwhelm sometimes leading to a primal state of rage or panic.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Flood (noun)

    A great flow of water; a body of moving water; the flowing stream, as of a river; especially, a body of water, rising, swelling, and overflowing land not usually thus covered; a deluge; a freshet; an inundation.

  • Flood (noun)

    The flowing in of the tide; the semidiurnal swell or rise of water in the ocean; - opposed to ebb; as, young flood; high flood.

  • Flood (noun)

    A great flow or stream of any fluid substance; as, a flood of light; a flood of lava; hence, a great quantity widely diffused; an overflowing; a superabundance; as, a flood of bank notes; a flood of paper currency.

  • Flood (noun)

    Menstrual disharge; menses.

  • Flood

    To overflow; to inundate; to deluge; as, the swollen river flooded the valley.

  • Flood

    To cause or permit to be inundated; to fill or cover with water or other fluid; as, to flood arable land for irrigation; to fill to excess or to its full capacity; as, to flood a country with a depreciated currency.

  • Flooding (noun)

    The filling or covering with water or other fluid; overflow; inundation; the filling anything to excess.

  • Flooding (noun)

    An abnormal or excessive discharge of blood from the uterus.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Flood (noun)

    the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land;

    "plains fertilized by annual inundations"

  • Flood (noun)

    an overwhelming number or amount;

    "a flood of requests"

    "a torrent of abuse"

  • Flood (noun)

    light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam; used in photography

  • Flood (noun)

    a large flow

  • Flood (noun)

    the act of flooding; filling to overflowing

  • Flood (noun)

    the inward flow of the tide;

    "a tide in the affairs of men which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune"

  • Flood (verb)

    fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid;

    "the basement was inundated after the storm"

    "The images flooded his mind"

  • Flood (verb)

    cover with liquid, usually water;

    "The swollen river flooded the village"

    "The broken vein had flooded blood in her eyes"

  • Flood (verb)

    supply with an excess of;

    "flood the market with tennis shoes"

    "Glut the country with cheap imports from the Orient"

  • Flood (verb)

    become filled to overflowing;

    "Our basement flooded during the heavy rains"

  • Flooding (noun)

    a technique used in behavior therapy; client is flooded with experiences of a particular kind until becoming either averse to them or numbed to them

  • Flooding (adjective)

    overfull with water;

    "swollen rivers and creeks"

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