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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
land that is usually
dry. In the sense
of "flowing water", the word may also be applied
to the inflow
- The Johnstown Flood
(locally, the Great Flood
of 1889) occurred
on May 31, 1889, after
the catastrophic failure
of the South
Fork Dam, located
- A flood
myth or deluge
myth is a narrative
a great flood
sent by a deity
or deities, destroys
in an act of divine...
- Texas Flood
is the debut studio album
by the American blues
rock band Stevie
on June 13, 1983 by Epic Records...
- Richard Flood
(born 28 July 1982) is an Irish actor
for the character Tommy McConnel
in the series Crossing Lines
and as James McKay
- Operation Flood
on the 13th of January, 1970, was the world's largest dairy development program
and a landmark project
of India's National
- A flash flood
is a rapid flooding
of low-lying areas: washes, rivers, dry lakes
and depressions. It may be caused
rain ****ociated with a severe...
- Flood stage
is the level
a body of water's surface
to a sufficient level
to cause sufficient inundation
that are not normally...
- The following
is a list of major floods
. St. Mary Magdalene's flood occurred
on and around
day of St. Mary Magdalene, 25 July; the p****age of...
- The Genesis flood narrative
is a flood
in the Tanakh
(chapters 6–9 in the Book of Genesis). The story tells
of God's decision
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