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Proceeds or flows out from
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To flow over the sides of
“Suds overflow over the sides of the tub and decorate the lawn like miniature snowdrifts.”
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To cover completely with water
“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 spurt or gush through an opening
“The water was diverted to overflow through the opening in the roof and upper-sidewall of the conduit.”
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To occupy to the point of overflow
“Let's aim to overflow the hall with people spilling out onto Starkey Street!”
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To teem, or be overrun or overflowing with
“No matter how many sequels come out, theaters overflow with fans waiting to see how their superhero will save the day.”
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To pour from, or as from, a container, especially by accident
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To overwhelm or inundate with people, animals or things
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To soak or wet thoroughly in liquid
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To boil to such an extent as to overflow its container
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Spills over
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To cover completely with water
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(medicine) The outflows of a bodily fluid
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Plural for an excess or sudden 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.”
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Plural for an excess or surplus, especially one that cannot be accommodated by available space or resources
“Any 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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Plural for encroachment into space over what has been allocated
“When a certain maximum population density has been reached, there must be an overflow into the adjacent districts.”
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Plural for a state of being congested or overcrowded
“The closure of schools is causing an overflow in the remaining urban schools.”
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Plural for a part of something that is left over when other parts have been completed, used, or dealt with
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Plural for a great amount
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Plural for a sudden burst of intense emotion
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Safety valves
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