Flood Stage

Science / Geology / Flood Stage: A water height that is reached when the discharge of a stream exceeds the capacity of the channel.

Other Words for Flood

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
Flood Verb Synonyms: inundation, deluge, overflow(ing), d‚bƒcle
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Other Words for Stage

Stage Noun Synonyms: platform, dais, podium, rostrum
Stage Verb Synonyms: position, situation, grade, level, stratum, tier, echelon, step, station, place, point, spot, juncture, division, phase, lap, status, condition
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Phallic Stage

Science / Psychiatry / Phallic Stage: The period, from about 21/2 to 6 years, during which sexual interest, curiosity, and pleasurable experience in boys center on the penis, and in girls, to a lesser extent, the clitoris. MORE

Photoflood

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

Postage Stamp

Entertainment / Golf / Postage Stamp: ('postage stamp green') a green with a particularly small surface area presenting a demanding target MORE

Oral Stage

Science / Psychiatry / Oral Stage: The earliest of the stages of infantile psychosexual development, lasting from birth to 12 months or longer. Usually subdivided into two stages: the oral erotic, relating to the pleasurable experience MORE

Forestage

Entertainment / Literature / Forestage: The part of the stage 'in front' or closest to the viewing audience. 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

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