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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.”
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Safety precaution
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Spring runoff
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A part of something that is left over when other parts have been completed, used, or dealt with
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A sudden burst of intense emotion
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The presence of excess fat in a person or animal
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A great amount
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Liquid waste or sewage discharged into a river or the sea
Verb
To cover completely with water
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“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.”
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To occupy to the point of overflow
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To teem, or be overrun or overflowing with
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To boil to such an extent as to overflow its container
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Spill over
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To exceed or cross a given limit
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To occupy to the point of overflow
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To undergo or cause to undergo fermentation
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