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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flooding  \Flood"ing\,  n. 
  The  filling  or  covering  with  water  or  other  fluid;  overflow; 
  inundation;  the  filling  anything  to  excess. 
 
  2.  (Med.)  An  abnormal  or  excessive  discharge  of  blood  from 
  the  uterus.  --Dunglison. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  2.  To  cause  or  permit  to  be  inundated;  to  fill  or  cover  with 
  water  or  other  fluid;  as  to  flood  arable  land  for 
  irrigation;  to  fill  to  excess  or  to  its  full  capacity;  as 
  to  flood  a  country  with  a  depreciated  currency. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  flooding 
  adj  :  overfull  with  water;  "swollen  rivers  and  creeks"  [syn:  {in 
  flood(p)},  {overflowing},  {swollen}] 
  n  :  a  technique  used  in  behavior  therapy;  client  is  flooded  with 
  experiences  of  a  particular  kind  until  becoming  either 
  averse  to  them  or  numbed  to  them  [syn:  {implosion  therapy}] 




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