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  • noun Plural form of flood.

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Examples

  • My early vision of a person converted into a solid block of soap, liable to dissolve in floods, is not actually accurate either.

    A Bit of Soap

  • My early vision of a person converted into a solid block of soap, liable to dissolve in floods, is not actually accurate either.

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  • I am going out to see my sister, who came here the other day to beg of me for Mario, the former great Italian singer, who, after having had money poured upon him in floods, is now in his old age literally penniless – a subscription being opened for him at Coutts's.

    Further Records, 1848-1883: A Series of Letters

  • Repairs or damage to one system can disable other systems, as when a backhoe used to excavate to repair a water line breaks a fiberoptic cable, or when a broken water main floods a subway tunnel, or …

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  • The headlines over the past few months have told of over a thousand killed in floods in Pakistan; hundreds have lost their lives and livelihoods elsewhere in South and Southeast Asia.

    Three Questions: Severe Weather in Asia

  • As the authors astutely point out, our experience with floods is one of the many ways that we are still connected to our ancestors and the authors of these myths.

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  • When earth-life loses patience and demands our attention in floods, fires, mudslides, earthquakes, tsunamis; when it pushes Lady Gaga out of the spotlight, and she must wait in the wings with Brad and Angelina and Barack and Michelle for the tragedy to subside; then we have a moment of opportunity, to listen to the being at the center of our greatest natural events.

    Reverend Billy: The Earth Is a Public Figure

  • Repairs or damage to one system can disable other systems, as when a backhoe used to excavate to repair a water line breaks a fiberoptic cable, or when a broken water main floods a subway tunnel, or …

    Infrastructure « L.E. Modesitt, Jr. – The Official Website

  • When earth-life loses patience and demands our attention in floods, fires, mudslides, earthquakes, tsunamis; when it pushes Lady Gaga out of the spotlight, and she must wait in the wings with Brad and Angelina and Barack and Michelle for the tragedy to subside; then we have a moment of opportunity, to listen to the being at the center of our greatest natural events.

    Reverend Billy: The Earth Is a Public Figure

  • Traditionally, the river and its distributaries were able to compensate for subsidence with fresh sediment spread in floods and decayed vegetation that turned into soil.

    Archive 2010-08-01

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  • Also, 3rd person singular of the verb 'to flood'.

    September 4, 2011