Flooding
Flooding Flood"ing, n. The filling or covering with water or other fluid; overflow; inundation; the filling anything to excess. [1913 Webster]

2. (Med.) An abnormal or excessive discharge of blood from the uterus. --Dunglison. [1913 Webster]


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  • Flooding — (engl.: Überflutung) bezeichnet in der Informatik eine Überflutung durch Netzwerkpakete, siehe Flooding (Informatik). in der Verhaltenspsychologie eine Therapieform, bei der der Patient bewusst mit seinen stärksten Angstreizen konfrontiert wird,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Flooding — Flooding,   Reizüberflutung …   Universal-Lexikon

  • flooding — flood|ing [ˈflʌdıŋ] n [U] a situation in which an area of land becomes covered with water, for example because of heavy rain ▪ The heavy rain has led to serious flooding in some areas. ▪ The river banks have been built up to prevent flooding …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • flooding — [[t]flʌ̱dɪŋ[/t]] N UNCOUNT If flooding occurs, an area of land that is usually dry is covered with water after heavy rain or after a river or lake flows over its banks. The flooding, caused by three days of torrential rain, is the worst in sixty… …   English dictionary

  • flooding — [1] A condition where the fuel mixture is overly rich or an excessive amount has reached the cylinders. Starting will be difficult and sometimes impossible until the condition is corrected. [2] Act of allowing a liquid to flow into a part of a… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Flooding — Flood 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. [1913 Webster] 2. To cause or permit to be inundated; to fill or cover with water or other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flooding — Flood (Internet) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Flood. En informatique, le flood (/flʌd/) ou flooding est une action généralement malveillante qui consiste à envoyer une grande quantité de données inutiles dans un réseau afin de le rendre… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • flooding — noun An act of flooding; a flood or gush …   Wiktionary

  • flooding — noun Flooding is used before these nouns: ↑disaster …   Collocations dictionary

  • flooding — flood|ing [ flʌdıŋ ] noun uncount a situation in which water from a river or from rain covers large areas of land: Last weekend s flooding left over 10,000 people homeless …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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