There are 2 translations of overflow in Spanish:

overflow1

vi

/ˌəʊvərˈfləʊ; ˌəʊvəˈfləʊ/
  • 1.1 [liquid] derramarse, desbordarse; [bucket/bath/river] desbordarse the party had overflowed into the garden la fiesta se había extendido al jardín overflowing ashtrays ceniceros rebosantes de colillas to fill sth to overflowing llenar algo hasta el borde
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    • My shelves are full, my bookcase is full, my drawers are overflowing, I have a zillion boxes of stuff and yet more stuff all over the floor.
    • Not only was my Green Box overflowing, but next to it were two black sacks full of paper.
    • Common failings included forgotten scraps of food in refrigerators, fridges not being at the required temperature and waste bins overflowing.
    1.2 (be more than full of)to overflow with sth the house is overflowing with junk la casa está hasta el techo de cachivaches she was overflowing with happiness estaba rebosante de felicidad

vt

/ˌəʊvərˈfləʊ; ˌəʊvəˈfləʊ/
  • 1.1 (flow over) desbordar the river overflowed its banks el río desbordó su cauce or se salió de madre 1.2 (inundate, flood) [literary/literario] inundar
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    • After the river water overflowed the banks, it proceeded northward.
    • If a heavy rain fills the reservoir, the water overflows into a perforated pipe that zigzags under the garden.
    • Suddenly realizing that the water was overflowing, she poured out a bit and wiped off the edges of the mug with a cloth.
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    • The hip hop room is overflowing and happening - at least on Thursday nights.
    • Waiting lounges overflowed, as they did at London airports.
    • The hall was overflowing, and the crowd - the decidedly mainstream crowd, please note (only a handful sported dreadlocks) - fired up.
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    • The large hospital bed and all of the medical equipment overflowed the living room area.
    • In order to overcome this problem when reducing milk over high heat, one should start off with a sufficiently large pan so that even foaming will not overflow the sides.
    • He wore fairly shabby clothes, perhaps better suited for a wanderer, and had green hair overflowing his head, with black streaks running here and there.

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Word of the day constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.

There are 2 translations of overflow in Spanish:

overflow2

n

/ˈəʊverfləʊ; ˈəʊvəfləʊ/
  • 1.1 uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable (excess) we put a bowl there to catch the overflow pusimos un bol para recoger el líquido que se derramaba or que salía the overflow from the church stood outside los que no cabían en la iglesia se quedaron fuera (before noun/delante del nombre) overflow meetingreunión organizada para dar cabida al excedente de asistentes a la reunión principal overflow parking estacionamiento (masculine) or (Spain/España) aparcamiento (masculine) extra 1.2 countable/numerable (outlet) rebosadero (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) overflow pipe tubo (masculine) de desagüe
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    • When we checked with the building department, the local inspector told us that the water heater is correctly installed and that the overflow pipe complies with the intent of the building code.
    • Position the valve so that the overflow pipe is next to the ballcock.
    • Owing to these considerations, I am still persuaded that exterior termination of the overflow pipe is the more practical solution.
    1.3 [Computing/Informática] desbordamiento (masculine)
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    • This may result in unexpected application behavior, accessing a defunct application, incomplete database records or buffer overflow.
    • A properly exploited buffer overflow could allow a hacker to gain root, or superuser, access to a Sendmail server.
    • For example, a single application may require a host server along with dedicated servers for testing, quality control, overflow, mirroring, and so on.

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Word of the day constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.