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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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giganteus are very common in floodable areas, occurring from Mexico to South America, in Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and Bolivia.
Inundation events increase the water quality similarity of the river to that of environments of floodable plains, because of the great exchanges of water, sediment, nutrients, and organisms between the different floodplain habitats during these events (Neiff, 2001; Carvalho et al.
In natural environments, this species grows in floodable marshlands of the Middle and Lower delta islands (Burkart, 1957) and could also be used as an indicator species of the hydrological regime of unit A.
The middle compartment is a transfer chamber providing access to the other compartments and the submarine while the aft compartment is a floodable hangar for a single SDV or other vehicles as well as the special forces' equipment and houses up to 20 personnel.
Both were strong, compartmentalized, and surrounded by a floodable tank which would protect against a mine strike.
The ship also has a large floodable well deck to carry and deploy three air-cushion landing craft.
The intermittent and to some extent unpredictable interaction between the river and the floodable areas often gives rise to biological production that is often abundant and almost always highly random, and that is used by large roaming or migratory animals, including the many birds that enrich riverside systems, especially those closest to the sea.
The production installed what was referred to as the Ferrari of gimbals inside a giant, floodable tank in Europe's largest soundstage at Rome's Cinecitta Studios.
Astrocaryum alatum and Carapa nicaraguensis were most common in swamps, Colubrina spinosa most common on Recent Alluvium, and Lonchocarpus oliganthus preferred all the floodable habitats including Stream Valleys.
Capital Department: Laguna Don Tomas, Santa Rosa (Site 4): Two females (TTU 64391, UNRC 168), floodable area with semihalophytic shrubs.
One irony of the book is that it failed to intrigue the very person it should captivate, for I farmed floodable property in New Zealand, dealt with a Catchment Board, and lived near to Basil Parkes (one of the characters in the book).
As large freighters unload their cargo, they fill ballast tanks and floodable cargo holds with water from the harbor.