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Engelsk navneord: flood

1. flood (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, deluge, inundation


Mindre specifikke termergeological phenomenon


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

2. flood (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)deluge, 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

3. flood (om genstand) light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam; used in photography


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)flood lamp, floodlight, photoflood


Mindre specifikke termerlight, light source


Omfatter disse overordnede termerphotographic equipment

4. flood (om handling) a large flow


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)outpouring, overflow


Mindre specifikke termerflow, stream


Mere specifikke termereffusion

5. flood (om handling) the act of flooding; filling to overflowing


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)flowage


Mindre specifikke termerfilling

6. flood (om begivenhed) the occurrence of incoming water (between a low tide and the following high tide)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA tide in the affairs of men which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)flood tide, rising tide


Mindre specifikke termertide


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)ebbtide


Engelsk udsagnsord: flood

1. flood (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)deluge, inundate, swamp


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


Mindre specifikke termerfill, fill up, make full

2. flood (om ændring) cover with liquid, usually water


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe swollen river flooded the village.
The broken vein had flooded blood in her eyes.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termercover, spread over


Mere specifikke termerdeluge, drench, flow, inundate, submerge, swamp

3. flood (om forhold) supply with an excess of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningFlood the market with tennis shoes.
Glut the country with cheap imports from the Orient.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)glut, oversupply


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


Mindre specifikke termerfurnish, provide, render, supply

4. flood (om ændring) become filled to overflowing


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningOur basement flooded during the heavy rains.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s


Mindre specifikke termerfill, fill up









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