floodhead
floodhead floodhead n. a wall of water rushing ahead of the flood; as, we were lucky to be safe when the floodheads hit.. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • floodhead — noun a wall of water rushing ahead of the flood (Freq. 1) we were lucky to be safe when the floodheads hit • Hypernyms: ↑flash flood, ↑flashflood …   Useful english dictionary

  • flash flood — noun a sudden local flood of great volume and short duration (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑flashflood • Hypernyms: ↑flood, ↑inundation, ↑deluge, ↑alluvion • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • flashflood — noun a sudden local flood of great volume and short duration • Syn: ↑flash flood • Hypernyms: ↑flood, ↑inundation, ↑deluge, ↑alluvion • Hyponyms: ↑floodhead * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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