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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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Shabbir Iqbal, who won the All Pakistan Golf Tournament here a couple of weeks ago, had played night floodlights few years ago during his stay in Malaysia.
Angry residents: The new floodlights at Edgbaston Cricket Ground looking over nearby Willows Crescent.
LET THERE BE LIGHT: Play continues at the Swalec Stadium last night as Cardiff became the first ground in Britain to use floodlights for a Test Picture: Getty Images
With the flood-lights, NSN 6230-00-299-7072, mounted on the mast, install one 3-ft grounding wire between the #3 and #2 (central-most) floodlights by connecting the wire to the floodlight mounting bracket bolts.
In addition to support for hypervisor-based switches like Open vSwitch, Floodlight brings support for a growing ecosystem of physical OpenFlow switches.
Ultra Sport Floodlight Optical Assembly, S02 35-963420-02 Ultra Sport Floodlight as manufactured by G.
The provision of permanent floodlights at Edgbaston will totally change the skyline of that part the city and I don't think either residents or people living further a field appreciate just how dominating the five permanent sculptured floodlights will be and how much they will change the landscape.
Roger Godsiff (Lab Sparkbrook) demanded the club think again over plans to erect the floodlights, as he led a House of Commons debate.
Dad-of-two Michael Clarke, aged 44, who lives in Sorrell Road, Hill Top, said: "I only contacted the Telegraph in desperation because I had telephoned the council on a number of occasions and neighbours had made personal visits to the Town Hall to complain about the floodlights - but without success.
The original game was abandoned after five minutes because of a floodlight failure.
Urban Act ([TM]) Floodlight Installed, Ready for Sunday's Opening Ceremony
Durham are proposing six 55m high floodlight pylons to be used 20 times a season, but want to gauge the public mood before submitting an official planning application.