Definitions

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  • adjective able to be flooded

Etymologies

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flood +‎ -able

Examples

  • In other twentieth-century neighborhoods, some homeowners are similarly designing ground floors as "floodable" car garages or children's play spaces.

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  • (The designers were so committed to the possibilities of the theatrical experience that they also built a huge floodable area in front of the stage, so miniature naval battles could also be staged.)

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  • Rippstein et al. recognize three types of landscape: the foothills, the alluvial plains and the highlands, that may be divided in well-drained highplains and floodable highplains.

    Llanos

  • According to some estimates, by the year 2030, the potential floodable area of the coastline will reach 70% and would involve 1-2 kilometers (km) of the coast and possibly be more severe toward the Occidental Swamp (up to 4 km).

    Cuban wetlands

  • One levy held back the Mississippi, the other a lake or floodable land.

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  • One levy held back the Mississippi, the other a lake or floodable land.

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  • The whole flood insurance program needs to be revamped in order to remove the protection for any structure not already built in a floodable area.

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  • Navy Austin class LPD; it has a large helicopter flight deck and a floodable bay that could fit up to 4 air cushion landing crafts (LCAC).

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  • The steep slopes and floodable areas at the bottom of the site meant that many people would soon have to be moved out, yet there was nowhere for them to go until alternative, more acceptable sites were made available, he said.

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  • Navy Austin class LPD; it has a large helicopter flight deck and a floodable bay that could fit up to 4 air cushion landing crafts (LCAC).

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