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floodgate

noun allow in massive problems, circumvention, colossal opening, door, escape, exhaust, exit, inundation, means, moat, open faucet, open flood-hatch, open gate, opening, outlet, overflow, provide a wide opening, release, safety valve, spout, vent
Associated concepts: immigration, open the floodgates
See also: crossroad, outlet
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He lived at 6 back of 63 Floodgate Street in the early years of the 20th century and knew what it was to be hungry and to have to wear broken boots that hurt you.
In a similar scandal involving floodgate projects, 37 companies were ordered by the FTC in December 1979 to stop rigging bids.
The ratings supplied by Floodgate to consumers are annual as well as the previous three months.
Due to the large number of floodgate modifications currently under way, a scientifically rigorous and tested methodology is immediately required to assist floodplain managers in safely restoring tidal flows.
At the bottom of Floodgate Street, on the corner with Fazeley Street, was a mission attached to the Church of Messiah in Broad Street.
But the utility characterized that as highly unlikely given that the third floodgate, the No.
The recently combined solution consolidates with the McAfeeA ePolicy OrchestratorA (McAfee ePO ) platform, a major component of McAfee's security management offerings, and Icon Labs' Floodgate Software products for embedded devices.
We're thrilled to have FLOODGATE as a partner," said Douglas Dolton, CSS's Executive Chairman, "With our innovative consumer proposition and FLOODGATE's unique approach to supporting and growing companies, we will enhance our leadership position in the residential solar power marketplace.
Unlike sandbags that take time to deploy and can be dislodged when flood water rises, the Floodgate system uses a scissor jack mechanism attached to the frame to lock it in place.
Resident Linda Lees, 28, of Mill Street, said 12in of water threatened homes, and claimed a new floodgate failed to hold back the rain water.
HOUSEHOLDERS, whose homes were washed out twice, yesterday blasted council chiefs who refused to give them floodgates.
IMAX co-Chief Executive Officer Rich Gelfond said the success of ``Polar,'' which will be rereleased on the giant screen in November, has opened a floodgate of opportunity for a company that once offered mostly educational documentary-style films to its customers.