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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 level US English

The height reached by a body of water resulting from the overflow of a river beyond its normal limits

flood mark US English

A mark left or reached by the waters of a flooded river or other body of water

flood tide US English

An incoming tide

full flood US English

The tide or a river at its highest

flood control US English

The prevention of the overflow of a large amount of water beyond its normal limits, or the restriction of the effects of such an overflow

flood damage US English

Physical harm caused by the effects of the overflow of a large amount of water beyond its normal limits

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

floodway US English

A channel built to take the floodwaters of a river

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