Meaning of “flash flood” in the English Dictionary

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"flash flood" in British English

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flash floodnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌflæʃ ˈflʌd/ us /ˌflæʃ ˈflʌd/

(Definition of “flash flood” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"flash flood" in American English

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flash floodnoun [ C ]

us /ˈflæʃ ˈflʌd/

a sudden, severe flood, usually caused by a heavy rain that falls over a short period of time

(Definition of “flash flood” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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