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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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Berkswell and Dorridge are joined in pool A of the six-team competition by two-time previous floodlit cup winners Leamington.
Newcastle (February 18), Chelmsford (February 22), Kempton (February 28) and Wolverhampton (March 5) will host the four transferred floodlit meetings.
SGSC earns the title of being one of the first Golf Clubs in the UAE and the only Golf Club in Sharjah to have a fully floodlit golf course and academy, which allows play through the night.
Add your name, address and daytime telephone number and send, to be received no later than Tuesday June 30, to: Bears Floodlit Competition, Sunday Mercury, PO Box 30, Birmingham B4 6BA.
De Sousa said: "The floodlit mile is fine, it's just that when you cross the line you go straight into the dark, which isn't safe for horses or jockeys.
Wardens' overseas professional, India A all-rounder Sitanshu Kotak, has experienced floodlit T20 in his native country and is really excited about being part of its introduction to the Warwickshire club scene.
The spectacular image showing the floodlit border was taken by Expedition 28 International Space Station Crew on August 21, the Daily Mail reports.
AUSTRALIA: June 24: Sussex, Hove, (TOM 4); July 01: England Lions, New Road, (TOM 4); 08: England, Cardiff, (NPT1); 16: England, Lord's, (NPT2); 24: Northamptonshire, Northampton, (TOM 3); 30: England, Edgbaston, (NPT3); Aug 07: England, Headingley Carnegie, (NPT4); 15: Kent, Canterbury, (TOM 2); 20: England, The Brit Oval, (NPT5); 30: England, Old Trafford, (T20); Sept 01: England, Old Trafford, (T20, Floodlit); 04: England, The Brit Oval, (NWS, Floodlit); 06: England, Lord's, (NWS); 09: England, The Rose Bowl, (NWS, Floodlit); 12: England, Lord's, (NWS); 15: England, Trent Bridge, (NWS, Floodlit); 17: England, Trent Bridge, (NWS, Floodlit); 20: England, Riverside, (NWS).
A guide published by the Church of England, Don't Stop at the Lights, suggests limiting the nights a church is floodlit to reduce carbon emissions.
Alnwick District Council's development control committee is being recommended to back proposals for two grass and one synthetic floodlit pitch at Longhoughton at a meeting on Tuesday.
PLANS to turn a city park into a floodlit football complex have been approved despite opposition from residents.