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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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And Glamorgan chief executive Mike Fatkin now hopes Glamorgan can become the first non-Test ground to stage a floodlit one-day international.
Tonight's match, the first floodlit game of the season, will take place under temporary lights.
Firstly he teamed up with his clubmate Andy Petford to take the pounds 250 first prize in the Bewdley pairs floodlit, the duo clinching a 21-14 win in the final against Bob Green and Roger Mole.
HOLYWELL TOWN who had been included among the nine clubs to operate in the revived North Wales Floodlit League have now withdrawn after a committee decision influenced by a concern about the over use of their ground.
A week earlier, Surrey v Nottinghamshire was due to be the first floodlit fixture but persistent rain saw the lights depart The Oval, feet-first, on the back of lorries long before the scheduled start.
The lack of a floodlit facility was put forward by some hurling figures last year as a contributing factor towards lack of success on the field of play.
Consett have the Cup on Friday and they will be launching the Brambledown Landscapes/Sportsmatch Derwentside Schools Floodlit Competition.
Floodlit bays with rain cowls ensure people can practise at night and in all sorts of weather.
GAA President Nickey Brennan is hoping for two spectacular floodlit tests when Australia visit in October.
There are now seven floodlit encounters left at Sophia Gardens this summer, with Glamorgan attempting to play their first evening match against Worcestershire Royals on May 27.
The club entered the floodlit age with a game against Glasgow Celtic where a crowd of 41,888 turned up to see the new lights - and a 2-0 United victory.
Floodlit racing came to Kempton last night when Lord Coe switched on the 42 floodlights at Britain's fourth all-weather racecourse.