Deluge

  • 1déluge — [ delyʒ ] n. m. • 1175; lat. diluvium « inondation » 1 ♦ Relig., myth. Cataclysme consistant en des précipitations continues submergeant la Terre. Mythe mésopotamien du déluge. Absolt Le Déluge (dans la Bible). L arche de Noé échappa au Déluge.… …

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  • 2Deluge — • A catastrophe fully described in Gen., vi, 1 ix, 19 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Deluge     Deluge     † …

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  • 3Deluge — Deluge …

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  • 4Deluge — 1.1.2 Basis …

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  • 5Deluge — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Deluge Deluge 1.1.6 en Mandriva …

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  • 6Deluge — can refer to: A large downpour of rain A flood Mythical and prehistoric floods Deluge myth, mythic floods in general, involving Gilgamesh, and others Deluge (prehistoric), prehistoric great floods, some of which may have inspired deluge myths… …

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  • 7déluge — DÉLUGE. s. m. Grande inondation. Il se dit principalement Du déluge universel, qu on appelle aussi absolument Le déluge. Avant le déluge. Après le déluge. Le déluge de Deucalion. Les Américains parlent d un déluge arrivé autrefois dans leur Pays …

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  • 8Deluge — (logiciel) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Déluge. Deluge …

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  • 9deluge — DELUGE. s. m. Inondation, grand desbordement d eaux. Il se dit principalement du deluge universel, qu on appelle aussi absolument le Deluge. Avant le deluge. aprés le deluge. le deluge de Deucalion. les Americains parlent d un deluge arrivé… …

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  • 10Deluge — Del uge (d[e^]l [ u]j), n. [F. d[ e]luge, L. diluvium, fr. diluere wash away; di = dis + luere, equiv. to lavare to wash. See {Lave}, and cf. {Diluvium}.] 1. A washing away; an overflowing of the land by water; an inundation; a flood;… …

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  • 11deluge — Deluge, Diluuium. Deluge d eau, Eluuio, Cataclysmus. Un deluge de tous biens, Eluuies. Petit deluge, Alluuies …

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  • 12Deluge — Del uge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deluged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deluging}.] 1. To overflow with water; to inundate; to overwhelm. [1913 Webster] The deluged earth would useless grow. Blackmore. [1913 Webster] 2. To overwhelm, as with a deluge; to cover; …

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  • 13deluge — [n] downpour, flood of something avalanche, barrage, cataclysm, cataract, drencher, flux, inundation, niagara, overflowing, overrunning, pour, rush, spate, torrent; concepts 432,524,787 deluge [v1] inundate with water douse, drench, drown, engulf …

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  • 14deluge — [del′yo͞oj΄] n. [ME < OFr < L diluvium < dis, off, from + luere, var. of lavare, to LAVE1] 1. a great flood 2. a heavy rainfall 3. an overwhelming, floodlike rush of anything [a deluge of visitors] vt. deluged …

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  • 15Déluge — (franz., spr. lüsch ), Überschwemmung, Sünd oder Sintflut. Vgl. Après nous le déluge …

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  • 16deluge — (n.) late 14c., from O.Fr. deluge (12c.), earlier deluve, from L. diluvium flood, inundation, from diluere wash away, from dis away (see DIS (Cf. dis )) + luere, comb. form of lavere to wash (see LAVE (Cf …

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  • 17deluge — ► NOUN 1) a severe flood or very heavy fall of rain. 2) a great quantity of something arriving at the same time: a deluge of complaints. ► VERB 1) inundate; overwhelm. 2) flood. ORIGIN Old French, from Latin diluvium, from diluere wash away …

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  • 18deluge — index cataclysm, immerse (plunge into), inundate, overage, overcome (overwhelm), overload, overwhelm …

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  • 19deluge — n *flood, inundation, torrent, spate, cataract Analogous words: *flow, stream, current, flux, tide …

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  • 20Déluge — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Deluge (logiciel). Le Déluge, par Gustave Doré …

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