HyperDic: flowage

English > 3 senses of the word flowage:
NOUNprocessflowagegradual internal motion or deformation of a solid body (as by heat)
objectflowagea body of water that has been created by deliberately flooding an area
actflowage, floodthe act of flooding
English > flowage: 3 senses > noun 1, process
Meaninggradual internal motion or deformation of a solid body (as by heat).
Example"rock fracture and rock flowage are different types of geological deformation"
BroaderflowAny uninterrupted stream or discharge
English > flowage: 3 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningA body of water that has been created by deliberately flooding an area.
Example"many campsites were located near the flowage"
Broaderbody of water, waterThe part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
Verbsflowcover or swamp with water
English > flowage: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of flooding; filling / filling / filling to overflowing.
Synonymflood
BroaderfillingThe act of filling something
Spanishinundación
Verbsflowcover or swamp with water

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