flowage

[ floh-ij ]
/ ˈfloʊ ɪdʒ /

noun

an act of flowing; flow.
the state of being flooded.
flowing or overflowing water, or other liquid.
Mechanics. gradual internal motion or deformation.

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Origin of flowage

An Americanism dating back to 1820–30; flow + -age
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British Dictionary definitions for flowage

flowage
/ (ˈfləʊɪdʒ) /

noun

the act of flowing or overflowing or the state of having overflowed
the liquid that flows or overflows
a gradual deformation or motion of certain solids, such as asphalt, which flow without fracture
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