Bir Florida şehri sokaklardaki tuzlu suyu emmek için vakum hortumları ile donatılmış tanker kamyonları göndererek düzenli gelgit sel baskınına karşılık veriyor. - A Florida city is responding to regular tidal flooding by sending out tanker trucks equipped with vacuum hoses to suck saltwater off the streets.
Şiddetli yağmurun ardından büyük bir sel baskını oldu. - In the wake of the heavy rain, there was a major flood.
Deniz seviyesinin altında olan toprakları su basacak. Bu, insanların evsiz kalması ve ürünlerinin tuzlu su tarafından tahrip edileceği anlamına gelir. - Low-lying lands will flood. This means that people will be left homeless and their crops will be destroyed by the salt water.
Tom'un tavernası da bir teslimat hizmeti sunmaya başladığından beri taverna telefon görüşmeleriyle dolup taşıyor. - Since Tom's Tavern has started offering a delivery service too, it has been flooded with phone calls.
Irmaklar yoğun yağış yüzünden taştı. - The rivers were flooded by the heavy rain.
emphasis If you say that people or things flood into a place, you are emphasizing that they arrive there in large numbers. Enquiries flooded in from all over the world. the refugees flooding out of Kosovo. = pour
supply with an excess of; "flood the market with tennis shoes"; "Glut the country with cheap imports from the Orient
The condition that occurs when water overflows the artificial or natural boundaries of a stream, river, or other body of water Also issued for the ponding of water at or near where the rain is falling or has fallen The term may also be used to alert the public of non life threatening flooding of small streams, streets, storm drains and low lying urban areas It may also be used if small streams in rural areas reach or exceed bankfull
Property A general and temporary condition of partial or complete inundation of normally dry land areas from (1) overflow of inland or tidal waters, (2) the unusual accumulation and runoff of surface waters from any source, or (3) abnormal, flood-related erosion and undermining of shorelines Flood also means inundation from mud flows caused by accumulations of water on or under the ground, as long as the mud flow and not a landslide is the proximate cause of loss
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
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
If light floods a place or floods into it, it suddenly fills it. The afternoon light flooded the little rooms Morning sunshine flooded in through the open curtains. see also flash flood
A temporary submersion, partial or complete, of ordinarily dry land by water or mud Floods are typically caused by an overflow of waters, whether inland, tidal or from any accumulated runoff from any source Flood is excluded under a typical homeowner insurance policy
To send more than one player into the same area of the field or court with the idea of overwhelming the defensive coverage in that area
Any relatively high streamflow that overflows the natural or artificial banks of a stream
emphasis If you say that someone was in floods of tears or in a flood of tears, you are emphasizing that they were crying with great intensity because they were very upset. They said goodbye in a flood of tears. High-water stage in which water overflows its natural or artificial banks onto normally dry land, such as a river inundating its floodplain. Uncontrollable floods likely to cause considerable damage commonly result from excessive rainfall in a brief period, but they may also result from ice jams during the spring rise in rivers, and from tsunamis. Common measures of flood control include improving channels, constructing protective levees and storage reservoirs, and implementing programs of soil and forest conservation to retard and absorb runoff from storms
An overflow or inundation that comes from a river or other body of water (Barrows, 1948, p 4), and causes or threatens damage
Overflowing by water of the normal confines of a stream or other body of water, or accumulation of water by drainage over areas which are not normally submerged
If there is a flood, a large amount of water covers an area which is usually dry, for example when a river flows over its banks or a pipe bursts. More than 70 people were killed in the floods, caused when a dam burst This is the type of flood dreaded by cavers Over 25 people drowned when a schoolbus tried to cross a river and flood waters swept through
A flood is an overflow or inundation that comes from a river or other body of water and causes or threatens damage It can be any relatively high stream flow overtopping the natural or artificial banks in any reach of a stream It is also a relatively high flow as measured by either gage height or discharge quantity
A general and temporary condition of partial or complete inundation of normally dry land areas from (1) overflow of inland or tidal waters, (2) the unusual accumulation and runoff of surface waters from any source, or (3) abnormal, flood-related erosion and undermining of shorelines Flood also means inundation from mud flows caused by accumulations of water on or under the ground, as long as the mud flow and not a landslide is the proximate cause of loss
fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid; "the basement was inundated after the storm"; "The images flooded his mind"
High water flow or an overflow of rivers or streams from their natural or artificial banks, inundating adjacent low lying areas
the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land; "plains fertilized by annual inundations"
the inward flow of the tide; "a tide in the affairs of men which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune" -Shakespeare
Inundation of a land surface that is not normally submerged by water from quick change in the level of a water body like a lake, stream or ocean
cover with liquid, usually water; "The swollen river flooded the village"; "The broken vein had flooded blood in her eyes"
supply with an excess of; "flood the market with tennis shoes"; "Glut the country with cheap imports from the Orient"
To paste numerous lines of text in IRC, usually resulting in an automated kick or ban
If a river floods, it overflows, especially after very heavy rain. the relentless rain that caused twenty rivers to flood Many streams have flooded their banks, making some roads impassable. = overflow
An overflow, high stream flow, or inundation that comes from a river or other body of water and causes or threatens to cause property damage
a large flow the act of flooding; filling to overflowing light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam; used in photography the inward flow of the tide; "a tide in the affairs of men which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune"
emphasis If you say that a flood of people or things arrive somewhere, you are emphasizing that a very large number of them arrive there. The administration is trying to stem the flood of refugees out of Haiti and into Florida He received a flood of letters from irate constituents. = tide, torrent
A general and temporary condition of partial or complete inundation of dry land caused by the overflow of the natural boundaries of a body of water or the unusual and rapid accumulation of surface water runoff Some insurance policies that include flood as a covered peril only insure against damage caused by overflow of the natural boundaries of a body of water, but other policies also may insure against surface water losses
If you flood a place with a particular type of thing, or if a particular type of thing floods a place, the place becomes full of so many of them that it cannot hold or deal with any more. a policy aimed at flooding Europe with exports German cameras at knock-down prices flooded the British market. = saturate + flooded flood·ed the danger of Europe becoming flooded with low-cost agricultural imports
The flowing in of the tide; the semidiurnal swell or rise of water in the ocean; opposed to ebb; as, young flood; high flood
-Shakespeare the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land; "plains fertilized by annual inundations"
High flow, overflow or inundation of a normally dry area which causes or threatens damage
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
light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam; used in photography
an overflow or inundation that comes from a river or other body of water and causes or threatens damage It can be any relatively high streamflow overtopping the natural or artificial banks in any reach of a stream It is also a relatively high flow as measured by either gage height or discharge quantity
The inundation of a normally dry area caused by high flow, or overflow of water in an established watercourse, such as a river, stream, or drainage ditch ; or ponding of water at or near the point where the rain fell This is a duration type event with a slower onset than flash flooding, normally greater than 6 hours
(1) Period when tide level is rising; often taken to mean the flood current which occurs during this period (2) A flow above the carrying capacity of a channel
A general and temporary condition of partial or complete inundation of normally dry land areas from overflow of inland or tidal waters, unusual or rapid accumulation or runoff of surface waters, or mudslides/mudflows caused by accumulation of water (FEMA definition) See also flash flood
An overflow or inundation that comes from a river or other body of water and causes or threatens damage
Floods, especially flash floods, kill more people each year than hurricanes, tornadoes wind storms or lightning Flood water can be deceptively strong Fresh water moving at 4 mph (a brisk walking pace) exerts a force of about 66 pounds on each square foot of anything it encounters Double the water speed to 8 mph and the force suddenly rises to about 264 pounds per square foot That's enough force to punch a car or light truck off a flooded road if water reaches up to door level
If an emotion, feeling, or thought floods you, you suddenly feel it very intensely. If feelings or memories flood back, you suddenly remember them very clearly. A wave of happiness flooded me Mary Ann was flooded with relief It was probably the shock which had brought all the memories flooding back
To print a sheet completely with an ink or varnish flooding with ink is also called painting the sheet
If something such as a river or a burst pipe floods an area that is usually dry or if the area floods, it becomes covered with water. The Chicago River flooded the city's underground tunnel system The kitchen flooded. + flooded flood·ed People have been mobilised to build defences and drain flooded land as heavy rains continue to fall
If people, places, or things are flooded out, the water from a flood makes it impossible for people to stay in that place or to use that thing. Train lines were flooded out The river flooded them out every few years
A strip of relatively smooth land bordering a stream, built of sediment carried by the stream and dropped in the slack water beyond the influence of the swiftest current It is called a living flood plain if it is overflowed in times of highwater; but a fossil flood plain if it is beyond the reach of the highest flood (Bryan, 1922, p 88 )
A flood plain is a flat area on the edge of a river, where the ground consists of soil, sand, and rock left by the river when it floods. the large area of flat land on either side of a river that is sometimes covered with water when the river becomes too full
The lowlands adjoining the channel of a river, stream, or watercourse, or ocean, lake, or other body of standing water, which have been or may be inundated by flood water The channel of a stream or watercourse is part of the floodplain
(a) The surface of strip of relatively smooth land adjacent to a river channel, constructed by the present river in its existing regimen and covered with water when the river overflows its banks It is built of alluvium carried by the river during floods and deposited in the sluggish water beyond the influence of the swiftest current A river has one flood plain and may have one or more terraces representing abandoned flood plains (b) Any flat or nearly flat lowland that borders a stream and that may be covered by its waters at flood stages; the land described by the perimeter of the maximum probably flood (c) The part of a lake-basic plain between the shoreline and the shore cliff, subject to submergence during a high stage of the lake
A strip of relatively level land bordering a stream or river It is built of sediment carried by the stream and dropped when the water has flooded the area It is called a water flood plain if it is overflowed in times of high water, or a fossil flood plain if it is beyond the reach of the highest flood
- The nearly level plain that borders the river and is subject to inundation from the main channel relatively frequently, usually once every two years or more frequently A flood plain is a depositional landform constructed from the river under current hydro-climatic conditions
Follows a situation in which rainfall is so intense and severe and runoff so rapid that it precludes recording and relating it to stream stages and other information in time to forecast a flood condition (FEMA definition) See also flood
A flood which is caused by heavy or excessive rainfall in a short period of time, generally less than 6 hours Also, at times a dam failure can cause a flash flood, depending on the type of dam and time period during which the break occurs
flood of water in a normally arid area brought on by a sud- den downpour of rain flint compact, hard, brittle mineral, commonly grey in colour, found in nodules in chalk deposits flooding the inundation of land that is not normally covered with water fluvioglaclal of a process or landform, associated with glacial meltwater Meltwater, flowing beneath or ahead of a glacier, is capable of transporting rocky material and creating a variety of landscape features, including eskers, kames, and outwash plains
Heavy rainfall and localised flooding of short duration with a relatively high peak discharge Often caused by severe thunderstorms or intense rainfall events such as an East Coast Low For severe thunderstorms, a flash flood event is considered to be a 1 in 10 year rainfall event
A flood which occurs suddenly and without warning Flash floods are common after torrential mountain thunderstorms They affect mountain valleys because there is little soil to soak up the rain and so it quickly rushes to rivers
A flood that rises and falls quite rapidly with little or no advance warning, usually as the result of intense rainfall over a relatively small area Flash floods can be caused by situations such as a sudden excessive rainfall, the failure of a dam, or the thaw of an ice jam
A flood which is caused by heavy or excessive rainfall in a short period of time, generally under six (6) hours, leading to water that rises and falls quite rapidly The term may also be used to alert the public of non life threatening flooding of small streams, streets, storm drains, and low lying urban areas A flash flood can also be caused by the failure of a dam or from ice jams on waterways
A flood which is caused by heavy or excessive rainfall in a short period of time, generally under 6 hours, leading to water that rises and falls quite rapidly The term may also be used to alert the public of non life threatening flooding of small streams, streets, storm drains, and low lying urban areas A flash flood can also be caused by the failure of a dam or from ice jams on waterways
Disastrous flood (1889) in the town of Johnstown, Pa. , U.S. Johnstown lies at the confluence of the Conemaugh River and Stony Creek; at the time of the flood it was a leading U.S. steelmaking centre. At 3: 10 PM on May 31, the South Fork Dam, a poorly maintained earthfill dam holding a major upstream reservoir, collapsed after heavy rains, sending a wall of water rushing down the Conemaugh Valley at speeds of 20-40 mph (30-60 kph). A 30-ft (9-m) wall of water smashed into Johnstown at 4: 07 PM, killing 2,209 people
rendered powerless especially by an excessive amount or profusion of something; "a desk flooded with applications"; "felt inundated with work"; "too much overcome to notice"; "a man engulfed by fear"; "swamped by work
A condition in which the soil surface is temporarily covered with flowing water from any source, such as streams overflowing their banks, runoff from adjacent or surrounding slopes, inflow from high tides, or any combination of sources
If flooding occurs, an area of land that is usually dry is covered with water after heavy rain or after a river or lake flows over its banks. The flooding, caused by three days of torrential rain, is the worst in sixty-five years. a situation in which an area of land becomes covered with water, for example because of heavy rain
Leak Detection: A system which while being leak tested becomes so filled with a tracer gas as to make impracticable further leak testing Gas Detection: Sensor flooding occurs when a gas concentration at the sensor exceeds its stoichiometric mixture The signal from the sensor reverts to zero because the mixture in the air is too gas-rich to burn
The temporary covering of soil with water from overflowing streams, runoff from adjacent slopes, and tides Frequency, duration, and probable dates of occurrence are estimated Frequency is expressed as none, rare, occasional, and frequent None means that flooding is not probable; rare that it is unlikely but possible under unusual weather conditions; occasional that it occurs on an average of once or less in 2 years; and frequent that it occurs on an average of more than once in 2 years Duration is expressed as very brief if less than 2 days, brief if 2 to 7 days, and long if more than 7 days Probable dates are expressed in months; November-May, for example, means that flooding can occur during the period November through May Water standing for short periods after rainfall or commonly covering swamps and marshes is not considered flooding
A technique used by a bridge to locate a destination address not present in the bridge's routing table by sending a packet out on all possible paths An acknowledgment from the receiving station contains the destination address of the packet, which can then be added to the bridge's routing table
A behavior therapy procedure in which a fearful person exposes himself or herself to what is frightening, in reality or in imagination, for extended periods of time without opportunity to escape See also behavior therapy
Accumulation of large amounts of runoff on the landscape as a result of rainfall in excess of the soil's ability to drain water from the landscape before extensive inundation and ponding occurs See also irrigation
The temporary covering of the soil surface by water from any source Shallow water standing during or shortly following rain is excluded from the definition of flooding Marshes and swamps are excluded from the definition of flooding because water is more than a temporary covering
A hacking technique used to cause a denial of service SYN packets are sent from a client with a spoofed IP address and are sent at a rate faster than the TCP stack on the host is set to time out As the client address is spoofed, the client sends no SYN-ACK, but continues to flood the host with SYN packets, tying up the resources of the host
[ fl&d ] (noun.) before 12th century. Middle English flod, from Old English flōd, from common Germanic *flōduz, from Proto-Indo-European *plō-tu-, derived from *pleu- "to flow". Near cognates include German Flut and Gothic (flōdus).
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