What does inundation mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flood, inundation, deluge, alluvion(noun)

    the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land

    "plains fertilized by annual inundations"

  2. flood, inundation, deluge, torrent(noun)

    an overwhelming number or amount

    "a flood of requests"; "a torrent of abuse"

Wiktionary

  1. inundation(Noun)

    The act of inundating, or the state of being inundated; an overflow; a flood; a rising and spreading of water over grounds.

  2. inundation(Noun)

    (metaphorical) An overspreading of any kind; overflowing or superfluous abundance; a flood; a great influx; as, an inundation of tourists.

  3. Origin: inundatio, form of inundo (English inundate).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inundation(noun)

    the act of inundating, or the state of being inundated; an overflow; a flood; a rising and spreading of water over grounds

  2. Inundation(noun)

    an overspreading of any kind; overflowing or superfluous abundance; a flood; a great influx; as, an inundation of tourists

  3. Origin: [L. inundatio: cf. F. inondation.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. inundation

    The act of letting water into a country so that it shall be overflowed, to prevent the approach of an enemy. It is among the most considerable of the various methods which have been devised for impeding the approach to a field-work, or indeed, any fortification.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inundation in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inundation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of inundation in a Sentence

  1. Dave Porter:

    It's not one of these snow-melt events, it's the inundation of rain over the last 24 hours.

  2. Scott Morrison:

    This will be heartbreaking to these communities that have been experiencing years of drought only to see that turn into a torrential inundation.

  3. Saadi:

    A little and a little, collected together, become a great deal; the heap in the barn consists of single grains, and drop and drop makes an inundation.

  4. Saadi:

    A little and a little, collected together, becomes a great deal; the heap in the barn consists of single grains, and drop and drop make the inundation.

  5. Andrew Teem:

    Right now we're experiencing total inundation of areas that previously were not vulnerable to normal tides, we're getting something called King Tides -- extremely high tides. These were non-existent when I was a boy.

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