Definition of Flooding in English :

Define Flooding in English

Flooding meaning in English

Meaning of Flooding in English

Pronunciation of Flooding in English

Flooding pronunciation in English

Pronounce Flooding in English


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1. flooding, implosion therapy

a technique used in behavior therapy; client is flooded with experiences of a particular kind until becoming either averse to them or numbed to them

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of flooding
the submerging of land under water, esp due to heavy rain, a lake or river overflowing, etc
2. pathology
excessive bleeding from the uterus, as following childbirth
3. psychology
a method of eliminating anxiety in a given situation, by exposing a person to the situation until the anxiety subsides

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see synonyms of flooding
1. An overflowing of water onto land that is normally dry.
2. A flood tide.
3. A large amount or number, especially when moving from one place to another: received a flood of applications. See Synonyms at flow.
4. A floodlight, specifically a unit that produces a beam of intense light.
5. Flood In the Bible, the covering of the earth with water that occurred during the time of Noah.
v. flood·ed, flood·ing, floods
1. To cover or submerge with water; inundate: The town was flooded when the dam burst.
2. To move into or fill in large numbers or amounts: People flooded the square. His inbox was flooded with mail.
3. To overwhelm in large numbers: The theater was flooded with ticket requests.
4. To put too much fuel into the carburetor of (an engine), resulting in unsuccessful ignition.
1. To become inundated or submerged: The underpass floods after a heavy rain.
2. To pour forth; overflow: The river floods nearly every spring.

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