Definition for flooding (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- to suffer uterine hemorrhage, especially in connection with childbirth.
- to have an excessive menstrual flow.
Origin of flood
SYNONYMS FOR flood
Examples from the Web for flooding
Meanwhile her husband William and his brother Harry were busy laying sandbags in towns affected by flooding.
The game consists of flooding the bathroom with water, hiking up your skirt, and then gliding over the stream.‘Nymphomaniac,’ Lars von Trier’s Icy Orgy of Sex and Self-Loathing, Bows At Sundance|Marlow Stern|January 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Its surgeons have had to deal with bombs, flooding and a shooter rampaging through the hospital.11 Wacky, Moving, Memorable ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Moments (VIDEO)|Chancellor Agard|October 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Of the 397 wells Encana shut down when flooding began, about 150 are back online.
Flooding your brain with dopamine and serotonin, it not only heightens feelings of euphoria, but empathy and love as well.
The full moon was sailing through the skies, flooding everything with splendor.Great Violinists And Pianists|George T. Ferris
But the flooding of the plains was not the only water trouble of the Yamagatans.The Foundations of Japan|J.W. Robertson Scott
It also serves to prevent any water from leaky condenser tubes from filling the condenser and flooding the engine cylinders.Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II|Joshua Rose
They are flooding us with fresh meat to-day, by way of a change.In the Ranks of the C.I.V.|Erskine Childers
Upon it now they might live until the salmon came, flooding the country with plenty.The Conquest|Eva Emery Dye
British Dictionary definitions for flooding (1 of 4)
British Dictionary definitions for flooding (2 of 4)
- the inundation of land that is normally dry through the overflowing of a body of water, esp a river
- the state of a river that is at an abnormally high level (esp in the phrase in flood)Related adjective: diluvial
- the rising of the tide from low to high water
- (as modifier)the flood tide Compare ebb (def. 3)
- to bleed profusely from the uterus, as following childbirth
- to have an abnormally heavy flow of blood during a menstrual period