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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The liquid that results from an overflow.

Usage examples (38)
  • He said the heavy rains in May and June led to the hatching of so-called floodwater mosquitoes.
  • I couldn’t believe it when I started hearing the radio reports of cars stuck in floodwater at the intersection and chaos at the Corner.
  • "Pietermaritzburg (where about 150 people were drowned by a flood on Christmas day) isn't used to that kind of floodwater,"
  • And did you actually feel some of that floodwater? for more
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