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Engelsk navneord: deluge

1. deluge (om mængde el. mål) an overwhelming number or amount


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA flood of requests.
A torrent of abuse.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)flood, inundation, torrent


Mindre specifikke termerbatch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad

2. deluge (om fænomen) a heavy rain


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cloudburst, downpour, pelter, soaker, torrent, waterspout


Mindre specifikke termerrain, rainfall

3. deluge (om fænomen) the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPlains fertilized by annual inundations.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)alluvion, flood, inundation


Mindre specifikke termergeological phenomenon


Mere specifikke termerdebacle, flash flood, flashflood, Noachian deluge, Noah and the Flood, Noah's flood, the Flood


Engelsk udsagnsord: deluge

1. deluge (om relation) fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe basement was inundated after the storm.
The images flooded his mind.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)flood, inundate, swamp


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something with something


Mindre specifikke termerfill, fill up, make full

2. deluge (om kommunikation) charge someone with too many tasks


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)flood out, overwhelm


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody with something


Mindre specifikke termerburden, charge, saddle

3. deluge (om ændring) fill or cover completely, usually with water


Eksempler på anvendelseThe swollen rivers deluge the area with water


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)inundate, submerge


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerflood









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