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  • 1 flood — flood …

    Dictionnaire des rimes

  • 2 Flood — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Flood simulado en #wikipedia en, usando el término OMG . Para Flood de Halo véase aquí Flood es un término en inglés que significa literalmente inundación. Se usa en la jerga informática …

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  • 3 Flood — (fl[u^]d), n. [OE. flod a flowing, stream, flood, AS. fl[=o]d; akin to D. vloed, OS. fl[=o]d, OHG. fluot, G. flut, Icel. fl[=o][eth], Sw. & Dan. flod, Goth. fl[=o]dus; from the root of E. flow. [root]80. See {Flow}, v. i.] 1. A great flow of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Flood — steht für einen technischen Begriff aus dem Internet Relay Chat siehe Flood (IRC) ein Computerspiel aus dem Jahr 1990 siehe Flood (Computerspiel) ein Musikalbum der Band They Might Be Giants siehe Flood (Album) einen Musikproduzenten siehe Flood… …

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  • 5 flood — ● flood adjectif invariable (anglais flood) Lampe flood, lampe à filament de tungstène survolté, fournissant une lumière intense à spectre continu. ● flood (expressions) adjectif invariable (anglais flood) Lampe flood, lampe à filament de… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 6 flood — n 1 *flow, stream, current, tide, flux Analogous words: *excess, superfluity, surplus: incursion, *invasion 2 Flood, deluge, inundation, torrent, spate, cataract are comparable when they mean a great or overwhelming flow of or as if of water.… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 flood — [flud] n. [ME flode < OE flod, akin to Ger flut: for IE base see FLOW] 1. an overflowing of water on an area normally dry; inundation; deluge 2. the flowing in of water from the sea as the tide rises 3. a great flow or outpouring [a flood of… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Flood — Flood, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Flooded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Flooding}.] 1. To overflow; to inundate; to deluge; as, the swollen river flooded the valley. [1913 Webster] 2. To cause or permit to be inundated; to fill or cover with water or other fluid; …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Flood — Flood, the 1.) a story told in the Old Testament of the Bible about a great flood that covered the whole world. According to the story, God caused the Flood because he was angry with the people on Earth and wanted to punish them. Only one man,… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 flood — ► NOUN 1) an overflow of a large amount of water over dry land. 2) (the Flood) the biblical flood brought by God upon the earth because of the wickedness of the human race. 3) an overwhelming quantity of things or people appearing at once. 4) an… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 flood — (n.) O.E. flod a flowing of water, flood, an overflowing of land by water, Noah s Flood; mass of water, river, sea, wave, from P.Gmc. *flothuz (Cf. O.Fris. flod, O.N. floð, M.Du. vloet, Du. vloed, Ger. Flut, Goth. flodus), from PIE verbal stem… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 12 flood — [n] overwhelming flow, quantity abundance, alluvion, bore, bounty, cataclysm, cataract, current, deluge, downpour, drencher, drift, eager, excess, flow, flux, freshet, glut, inundation, multitude, niagara, outgushing, outpouring, overflow, plenty …

    New thesaurus

  • 13 flood — index assemblage, cataclysm, immerse (plunge into), inundate, load, outflow, overcome (overwhelm) …

    Law dictionary

  • 14 Flood — A flood is an overflow of an expanse of water that submerges land, a deluge.MSN Encarta Dictionary. [http://encarta.msn.com/encnet/features/dictionary/DictionaryResults.aspx?refid=1861612277 Flood.] Retrieved on 2006 12 28.] In the sense of… …

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  • 15 flood */*/ — I UK [flʌd] / US verb Word forms flood : present tense I/you/we/they flood he/she/it floods present participle flooding past tense flooded past participle flooded 1) [transitive] if water floods a place, it covers it Water burst through the dam… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 flood — flood1 [ flʌd ] verb ** ▸ 1 when water covers something ▸ 2 arrive in large numbers ▸ 3 when light fills place ▸ 4 about engine ▸ 5 suddenly start to cry ▸ 6 when face turns red ▸ 7 feel emotion strongly ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) transitive if water… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 flood — floodable, adj. flooder, n. floodless, adj. floodlike, adj. /flud/, n. 1. a great flowing or overflowing of water, esp. over land not usually submerged. 2. any great outpouring or stream: a flood of tears. 3. the Flood, the universal deluge… …

    Universalium

  • 18 flood — ▪ I. flood flood 1 [flʌd] verb 1. [transitive] to send a large number of things such as letters or requests to an organization: flood something with • Dealers flooded Congress with angry letters. • Swiss banks have been flooded with deposits and… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 19 flood — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 large amount of water ADJECTIVE ▪ catastrophic, devastating, great, severe ▪ flash ▪ spring, summer …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 20 flood — flood1 S3 [flʌd] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(cover with water)¦ 2¦(river)¦ 3¦(go/arrive in large numbers)¦ 4 flood something with something 5 be flooded with something 6 flood the market 7¦(light)¦ 8¦(feeling)¦ 9¦(engine)¦ Phrasal …

    Dictionary of contemporary English


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