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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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