Definitions

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  • v. To flood again.

Etymologies

re- +‎ flood (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Personal opinion: Sustainable tourism may be impossible in these caverns and, to preserve these magnificent crystals for future generations, the decision may have to be taken to reflood the caverns, protecting the crystals that already exist and allowing new ones to grow.

    Did you know? Chihuahua caves house the world's largest crystals

  • My comment - Sustainable tourism may be impossible in these caverns and to preserve these magnificent crystals for future generations, the decision may have to be taken to reflood the caverns, protecting the crystals that already exist and allowing new ones to grow.

    Discovery Channel documentary on Naica crystal caves

  • As the peat-mining industry died out, no one bothered to reflood the bogs.

    Russia Tussles Over How to Halt Fires

  • With strong easterly winds, peat fires have wreaked havoc on Moscow this summer, prodding officials to revive an unfulfilled plan drafted after the 2002 fires to reflood the peat mines.

    Russia Tussles Over How to Halt Fires

  • In northeastern Germany, an experiment is underway to reflood a vast area of drained and denatured peat bogs -- recreating a biodiversity hot spot -- while still harvesting peat moss at a commercially viable rate.

    Conservation: Coming Back From the Brink

  • The outer bands of the storm are already enough to reflood the badly damaged Ninth Ward of New Orleans.

    CNN Transcript Sep 23, 2005

  • But since 2003 - through individual and coordinated efforts to reflood the plains - the old ecosystem, including its human component, has begun to recover.

    latimes.com - News

  • Refuge staff have been using high-volume pumps to reflood the swamp, which was parched because of a persistent drought.

    WVEC Top Stories

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