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Noun
The flowing over of a liquid
“In some cases, concrete and stone retaining walls and dikes are erected along banks to stave off overflow in heavy rain.”
Noun
The excess or surplus not able to be accommodated by an available space
“And overflow capacity anticipated to be available in other magistrates' courts is no longer there because of changes in the courts system.”
Verb
To cover with a flood
“Vulcanologists said the danger was that the increasing pressure of the rising lava would force a breach in the flanks of the mountain, not that the lava would overflow the rim of the 1.2km-wide crater.”
Verb
To flow over the brim or top of
“… while the wine steward stood there gawking at the nearby celebrity, my expensive champagne was overflowing its glass and pouring onto our table.”
Verb
To be copiously supplied
“… a magazine that usually overflows with home-repair tips for the do-it-yourselfer.”
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