from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of flood.
- n. An act of flooding; a flood or gush.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The filling or covering with water or other fluid; overflow; inundation; the filling anything to excess.
- n. An abnormal or excessive discharge of blood from the uterus.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of overflowing or inundating; inundation.
- n. The menstrual discharge when excessive; also, hemorrhage after childbirth.
- In an obsolete use, lavish or profuse.
- n. A method of applying water for irrigation by permitting it to spread over nearly level ground, with or without restraining checks or small dikes built of earth.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a technique used in behavior therapy; client is flooded with experiences of a particular kind until becoming either averse to them or numbed to them
Sorry, no etymologies found.
And I can tell you from my inability to get home from work tonight ... the flooding is a pretty big deal.
The Rio Lerma flooding is a mixed blessing of added water to Lake Chapala along with the disadvantage of added sediment.
AMIN: Gohar flicks through the TV channels to show us what he describes as a flooding of Egypt's satellite space.
Things, however, were trying for Nashville residents, among them country luminaries Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban, and Brad Paisley, who were affected by flooding from a storm.
The flooding is absolutely awful, and we owe the people there more attention.
Gulf Coast on Monday evening, but flooding from the storm's rain bands was already reported in at least one location, hours before Ida was expected to make landfall.
Even if Tomas retains its current incarnation as a depression, flooding is inevitable.
But if the potential for higher storm totals (around 3-4 or more) verifies, then flooding is a legitimate concern.
Minor to moderate coastal flooding is possible, as described by the National Weather Service in Wakefield, Va.
North Korea appears to have aided and joined with Iran in flooding the world with these counterfeit US 100 dollar bills.