flowage

[floh-ij]
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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. flow chart,
  2. flow cleavage,
  3. flow country,
  4. flow sheet,
  5. flow-on,
  6. flowback,
  7. flower,
  8. flower beetle,
  9. flower box,
  10. flower bud

Origin of flowage

An Americanism dating back to 1820–30; flow + -age

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British Dictionary definitions for flowage

flowage

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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