Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of overflowing or inundating; inundation.
  • noun The menstrual discharge when excessive; also, hemorrhage after childbirth.
  • In an obsolete use, lavish or profuse.
  • noun 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The filling or covering with water or other fluid; overflow; inundation; the filling anything to excess.
  • noun (Med.) An abnormal or excessive discharge of blood from the uterus.

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  • verb Present participle of flood.
  • noun An act of flooding; a flood or gush.

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  • noun 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

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  • The menstrual discharge when excessive; also, hemorrhage after childbirth. --Century Dictionary

    April 14, 2011

  • We did this to Lucas at W.A.G. when he was first there.

    August 3, 2012