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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.

    Etymology: inundatio, form of inundo (English inundate).

  2. inundation(Noun)

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

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [L. inundatio: cf. F. inondation.]

  2. Inundation(noun)

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

    Etymology: [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. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Tiffany Anderson:

    Weve long suspected processes like shoreline erosion, waves overtopping and inundation would be additional factors for Hawaii, we found out it covers a lot more land ... I wasnt expecting such a large increase due to these other two processes.

  5. Zoe Richards:

    Today, the ancient tombs of the royal burial complexes are one of the few parts of the ancient Leluh site that remain intact, much of the historical site is overgrown by the tropical forest and has succumbed to hundreds of years of tropical weather and tidal inundation, and some parts of the site have been dismantled and reused in modern construction.

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