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flood

(Abundance), noun a sufficiency, affluence, ampleness, amplitude, an ample amount, an ample supple, avalanche, bonanza, bounteousness, bountifulness, bumper crop, copiousness, full measure, fullness, generosity, glut, great abundance, landslide, lavishness, much, outpouring, overbrim, overburden, overcharge, overflow, overload, plenty, plethora, profusion, saturation, superabundance, surfeit

flood

(Deluge), noun avalanche, burst of rain, cloudburst, downfall, downpour, drenching rain, driving rain, groundwater, heavy rain, heavy shower, inundation, massive amounts of rain, massive amounts of raising grounddater, pelting rain, pouring rain, rainfall, rainstorm, rainwater, raising water, sheets of rain, spurt of rain, storm, streams of rain, thundershower, thunderstorm, torrent of rain, torrential downpour, torrential rain
Associated concepts: National Flood InsuranceProgram
See also: assemblage, cataclysm, immerse, inundate, load, outflow, overcome, overload, overwhelm, plethora, spate
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This morphological assemblage is consistent with the persistence of a major inlet in the southern portion of the estuary and the accumulation of sediment in a flood-tide delta process-response relationship.
Assuming most of the water that exited the river during the ebb did not return during subsequent flood tides, as evidenced by consistently high flood-tide salinity, the increase in intertidal volume amounts to a 13.
Subsequently, postspawned females were observed swimming at the surface during nocturnal flood tides, which indicated they were undergoing flood-tide transport (FTT) for movement into and up the estuary (Tankersley et al.
But once again it seems that everyone has been swept away on the "It's not what you do, it's the way that you do it" flood-tide of hyperbole.
Nine died in Ciudad, Acuana, Mexico, when a flood-tide a mile wide ripped into a shanty town, washing away flimsy structures.
Endogenous swimming rhythms in estuarine crab megalopae: implications for flood-tide transport.
Centennial Park was a flood-tide of jostling, happy people.
Experts claim they should be able to cope with flood-tides up to 10ft higher than normal.