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Translation of "flood" - English-Spanish dictionary

flood

noun /flad/
a great overflow of water inundación If it continues to rain like this, we shall have floods. any great quantity torrente, avalancha a flood of fan mail. flooding noun an occasion when a great overflow of water takes place inundación The weather forecast warned that there was a risk of severe flooding. floodgate noun a gate that controls the flow of water in a river. compuerta, esclusa open the floodgates to suddenly become possible for a lot of things to happen that were previously prevented from happening and will be difficult to stop abrir las compuertas; dar la posibilidad Many employment law experts have warned the ruling will open the floodgates to the possibility of thousands of similar cases of legal action. floodlight noun a kind of very strong light often used to light up the outside of buildings etc foco The game was played under floodlights. floodlighting noun iluminación floodlit adjective iluminado flood-tide noun the rising tide. marea creciente
(Definition of flood from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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