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Definition of Flood
FloodFlood Flood, n. [OE. flod a flowing, stream, flood, AS.
fl[=o]d; akin to D. vloed, OS. fl[=o]d, OHG. fluot, G. flut,
Icel. fl[=o][eth], Sw. & Dan. flod, Goth. fl[=o]dus; from the
root of E. flow. [root]80. See Flow, v. i.]
1. 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.
A covenant never to destroy The earth again by
2. The flowing in of the tide; the semidiurnal swell or rise
of water in the ocean; -- opposed to ebb; as, young flood;
There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which, taken
at the flood, leads on to fortune. --Shak.
3. 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.
4. Menstrual disharge; menses. --Harvey.
Flood anchor (Naut.), the anchor by which a ship is held
while the tide is rising.
Flood fence, a fence so secured that it will not be swept
away by a flood.
Flood gate, a gate for shutting out, admitting, or
releasing, a body of water; a tide gate.
Flood mark, the mark or line to which the tide, or a flood,
rises; high-water mark.
Flood tide, the rising tide; -- opposed to ebb tide.
The Flood, the deluge in the days of Noah. FloodFlood Flood, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Flooded; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To overflow; to inundate; to deluge; as, the swollen river
flooded the valley.
2. 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.
Meaning of Flood from wikipedia
- A flood
is an overflow
(or rarely other
fluids) that submerges
land that is usually
dry. In the sense
of "flowing water", the word may also be...
- Richard Flood
(born 29 July 1982) is an Irish actor
for the character Tommy McConnel
in the series Crossing
Lines, James McKay
in the series...
! is a 1976 American
by Earl Bellamy. The earthen
Brownsville, Texas shows signs
- The Flood
is a fictional parasitic alien lifeform
and one of the primary antagonists
in the Halo multimedia
franchise. First introduced
in the 2001 video...
- The Genesis flood narrative
(chapters 6–9 of the Book of Genesis) is the Hebrew version
of the universal flood
myth. It tells
of God's decision
- A flood
myth or deluge
myth is a myth in which
a great flood
sent by a deity
or deities, destroys
in an act of divine
- Flood control methods
are used to reduce
the detrimental effects
waters. Flood relief methods
are used to reduce
- The Johnstown Flood
(locally, the Great Flood
of 1889) occurred
on Friday, May 31, 1889, after
the catastrophic failure
of the South
Fork Dam, located...
- The Zanclean flood
or Zanclean deluge
is a flood theorized
to have refilled
Sea 5.33 million years
ago. This flooding ended
- A ping flood
is a simple
denial-of-service attack where
the attacker overwhelms
with ICMP "echo request" (ping) packets. This is most effective...
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