Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act of flowing or overflowing.
  • n. The state of being flooded.
  • n. A body of water, such as a lake or reservoir, formed by usually deliberate flooding.
  • n. An outflow or overflow.
  • n. The gradual plastic deformation of a solid body, as by heat.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A flowing or overflowing of liquid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An overflowing with water; also, the water which thus overflows.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of flowing; the state of being flowed.
  • n. In mech., gradual internal motion or deformation, without fracture, of a viscous solid such as asphalt.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. gradual internal motion or deformation of a solid body (as by heat)
  • n. a body of water that has been created by deliberately flooding an area
  • n. the act of flooding; filling to overflowing

Etymologies

flow +‎ -age (Wiktionary)

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