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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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City of Melville: $800,000 for the construction of change rooms and floodlighting at Shirley Strickland Reserve;
The broader context for these ideas includes the floodlighting of the south front of Broadcasting House and its symbolic Radio Mast.
The council has approved proposals for a sports amenities building, floodlighting and oval extension at Edgar Griffiths Park during a recent meeting.
They are valued at PS20,000, are low-wattage, hi-tech energy efficient, emit no heat, and are designed for outdoor floodlighting use only.
But a WCCC spokesman said the club had agreed with Birmingham City Council that floodlighting would only be used during cricket matches and on no more than 15 days a year.
He said: "We are conscious there are certain church buildings where floodlighting is part of security and people use it as a walkway.
The Armagh man said: "One of my fears for a floodlit match is that I don't think the standard of floodlighting in this country is yet right for top level games.
A similar bid was shelved a year ago after some locals argued that the floodlighting and fencing would be intrusive and affect the greenbelt.
And the firm charged with installing a new floodlighting scheme on the top of BT's Stadium House in the centre of Cardiff is certainly hitting the heights.
Planning manager, Gruff Morris, recommended approval subject to a change to 30 floodlighting posts three metres high, claiming such posts would be more acceptable in such a rural location and to avoid unacceptable light pollution.
Tenders are invited for td1247 - for the supply and installation of floodlighting to bmx track alvaston park derby
WASHINGTON lighting firm Glowled Ltd has finished a PS46,000 project to design and install an energy-efficient floodlighting scheme for the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) in Sunderland.