Flood Plain

Science / Geology / Flood Plain: An area of alluvium-covered, relatively level land along the banks of a stream that is covered with water when the stream leaves its channel during a time of high flow.

Other Words for Flood

Flood Verb Synonyms: inundation, deluge, overflow(ing), d‚bƒcle
Flood Noun Synonyms: abundance, deluge, overflowing, surge, outpouring, torrent, tide, tidal wave, stream, rush, flow, glut, surfeit, satiety, profusion, over-abundance, superabundance, nimiety, plethora, excess, surplus, superfluity
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Other Words for Plain

Plain Verb Synonyms: clear, evident, simple, distinct, crystal clear, lucid, vivid, transparent, apparent, obvious, patent, self-evident, manifest, distinct, unmistakable or unmistakeable, unequivocal, unambiguous, understandable, intelligible, graphic, direct, in black and w
Plain Noun Synonyms: flat, smooth, even, featureless, level, plane
Plain Adjective Synonyms: activity, enterprise, programme, undertaking, venture, assignment, commitment, obligation, contract, engagement, occupation, job, work
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Peneplain

Science / Geology / Peneplain: A hypothetical extensive area of low elevation and relief reduced to near sea level by a long period of erosion and representing the end product of the ideal geomorphic cycle. MORE

Photoflood

Entertainment / Photography / Photoflood: Artificial light source using a tungsten filament lamp and a dish reflector. MORE

Great Plains Conservation Program (GPCP)

Business / Agriculture / Great Plains Conservation Program (GPCP): This program, initiated in 1957, provided cost share and technical assistance to apply conservation on entire farms in 10 Great Plains states from the Dakotas and Montana to Texas and New Mexico. Cont MORE

Floodlight

Entertainment / Photography / Floodlight: Artificial light source with a dish shaped reflector and a 125-500+ watt tungsten filament lamp producing evenly spread illumination over the subject. MORE

Flood Tide

Science / Geology / Flood Tide: A tidal current that generally moves landward and occurs during the part of the tide cycle when sea level is rising. (See neap tide for contrast.) MORE

Flooding

Science / Psychiatry / Flooding: A behavior therapy procedure for phobias and other problems involving maladaptive anxiety, in which anxiety producers are presented in intense forms, either in imagination or in real life. The present MORE

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