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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flood, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Flooded; p. pr. & vb. n. Flooding.]
 1. To overflow; to inundate; to deluge; as, the swollen river flooded the valley.
 2. To cause or permit to be inundated; to fill or cover with water or other fluid; as, to flood arable land for irrigation; to fill to excess or to its full capacity; as, to flood a country with a depreciated currency.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: covered with water; "the main deck was afloat (or awash)";
             "the monsoon left the whole place awash"; "a flooded
             bathroom"; "inundated farmlands"; "an overflowing tub"
             [syn: afloat(p), awash(p), inundated, overflowing]
      2: rendered powerless especially by an excessive amount or
         profusion of something; "a desk flooded with
         applications"; "felt inundated with work"; "too much
         overcome to notice"; "a man engulfed by fear"; "swamped by
         work" [syn: inundated, overcome, overpowered, overwhelmed,
          swamped, engulfed]