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flood US English

An overflowing of a large amount of water beyond its normal confines, especially over what is normally dry land

flood US Thesaurus

a flood warning

the Flood in flood US English

The biblical flood brought by God upon the earth because of the wickedness of the human race (Gen. 6 ff.)

Flood, the New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

capital in reference to the Old Testament

flash flood US English

A sudden local flood, typically due to heavy rain

flood tide US English

An incoming tide

full flood US English

The tide or a river at its highest

be in flood US English

(Of a river) be swollen and overflowing its banks

be in full flood in be in flood US English

Be progressing or talking vigorously or enthusiastically

be in flood in flood US English

(Of a river) be swollen and overflowing its banks

be in full flood in flood US English

Be progressing or talking vigorously or enthusiastically

floodplain US English

An area of low-lying ground adjacent to a river, formed mainly of river sediments and subject to flooding