Origin of flowage
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for flowage
A monopoly will give us settled prices and control of the flowage.Joan of Arc of the North Woods
It is extremely difficult to set limits to the effect of such a flowage.Farm drainage
Henry Flagg French
The water power has a fall of eighteen feet and a flowage of about three miles.
Flowage is often beautifully expressed by the arrangement of the slender laths of feldspar.Mount Rainier
On these marshes, wherever the flowage is killing the grass, the vine is rapidly spreading, without transplanting.
- 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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012