flood, overflow, outpouring(noun)
a large flow
overflow, runoff, overspill(verb)
the occurrence of surplus liquid (as water) exceeding the limit or capacity
overflow, overrun, well over, run over, brim over(verb)
flow or run over (a limit or brim)
bubble over, overflow, spill over(verb)
overflow with a certain feeling
"The children bubbled over with joy"; "My boss was bubbling over with anger"
The spillage resultant from overflow; excess.
To fill beyond the limits of a container or system.
To exceed the available numeric range.
Calculating 255+1 will overflow an eight-bit byte.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ō-vėr-flō′, v.t. to flow over: to flood: to overwhelm: to cover, as with numbers.—v.i. to run over: to abound.—n. O′verflow, a flowing over: that which flows over: a pipe or channel for spare water, &c.: an inundation: superabundance: abundance: copiousness.—adj. flowing over: over full: abundant.—adj. Overflow′ing, exuberant, very abundant.—adv. Overflow′ingly.—Overflow meeting, a supplementary meeting of those unable to find room in the main meeting.
The numerical value of overflow in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of overflow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings.
Let the coming hour overflow with joy, and let pleasure drown the brim.
If what we think of ourselves were true, the planet would overflow with geniuses. They blossomed; they did not talk about blossoming. They grew; they did not talk about growing.
...exaggerated turns of speech conceal mediocre affections: as if the fulness of the soul might not sometimes overflow in the emptiest of metaphors, since no one, ever, can give the exact measurements of his needs, nor of his conceptions, nor of his sufferings, and the human word is like a cracked cauldron upon which we beat out melodies fit for making bears dance when we are trying to move the stars to pity.
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- überlaufen, überfließenGerman
- υπερχείλιση, ξεχειλίζωGreek
- rajoitus, ylivuoto, ylitäyttääFinnish
- déborder, débordementFrench
- cuir thairisScottish Gaelic
- traboccare, sommergere, ridondare, straripamentoItalian
- аса толтыруKazakh
- puha, engaenga, ngāekieki, ngawhā, rengaMāori
- limpah atas, limpahanMalay
- renne overNorwegian
- renne overNorwegian Nynorsk
- przelew, przepełnienie, odpływ, nadmiarPolish
- переливаться, переполнять, переполняться, переполнение, избыток, переливRussian
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