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    Definition:
    Flood - (v. i.) A great flow of water; a body of moving water; the flowing stream, as of a river; especially, a body of water, rising, swelling, and overflowing land not usually thus covered; a deluge; a freshet; an inundation.
    Flood - (v. i.) The flowing in of the tide; the semidiurnal swell or rise of water in the ocean; -- opposed to ebb; as, young flood; high flood.
    Flood - (v. i.) A great flow or stream of any fluid substance; as, a flood of light; a flood of lava; hence, a great quantity widely diffused; an overflowing; a superabundance; as, a flood of bank notes; a flood of paper currency.
    Flood - (v. i.) Menstrual disharge; menses.
    Flood - (v. t.) To overflow; to inundate; to deluge; as, the swollen river flooded the valley.
    Flood - (v. t.) To cause or permit to be inundated; to fill or cover with water or other fluid; as, to flood arable land for irrigation; to fill to excess or to its full capacity; as, to flood a country with a depreciated currency.
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    Flooded - (imp. & p. p.) of Flood
    Flooding - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Flood
    Floodage - (n.) Inundation.
    Flooder - (n.) One who floods anything.
    Flooding - (n.) The filling or covering with water or other fluid; overflow; inundation; the filling anything to excess.
    Flooding - (n.) An abnormal or excessive discharge of blood from the uterus.
    Landflood - (n.) An overflowing of land by river; an inundation; a freshet.
    Waterflood - (n.) A flood of water; an inundation.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Flood - n. 1 a overflowing or influx of water, esp. Over land; inundation. B the water that overflows. 2 outpouring; torrent (flood of tears). 3 inflow of the tide (also in comb.: flood-tide).
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    Oxford: Definition: Similar or Containing
    Floodgate - n. 1 gate for admitting or excluding water, esp. In a lock. 2 (usu. In pl.) Last restraint against tears, rain, anger, etc.
    Floodlight - n. Large powerful light (usu. One of several) to illuminate a building, sports ground, etc. v. Illuminate with floodlights. floodlit adj.
    Flood-tide - n. Exceptionally high tide caused esp. By the moon.

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