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English Meaning(s) for 洪水

  1. flood; flooding

Definition and Synonyms for 洪水

Flowage the act of flooding
Synonyms: 出水, 大水, 横流, 氾濫, 洪水, 越流
Flood the occurrence of incoming water (between a low tide and the following high tide)
Synonyms: 差し潮, 洪水, 満潮
Spate the occurrence of a water flow resulting from sudden rain or melting snow
Synonyms: 出水, 洪水
Inundation the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land
Synonyms: 出水, 大水, 大洪水, 氾濫, 洪水
Lot a large number or amount or extent
Synonyms: あまた, 万斛, 多量, 山盛り, 山積み, 数多い, 洪水, 百千
Flowage filling to overflowing
Synonyms: 出水, 大水, 横流, 氾濫, 洪水, 越流

Meanings for each kanji in 洪水

» deluge; flood; vast
» water

Categories 洪水 is a member of

Tide the periodic rise and fall of the sea level under the gravitational pull of the moon
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Flowing the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
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Geological Phenomenon a natural phenomenon involving the structure or composition of the earth
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Large Indefinite Amount an indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude
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Filling the act of filling something
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Sample Sentences for 洪水

The flood caused a great deal of damage to the crop.
The bridge was carried away by the flood.
Several houses were carried away by the great flood.
Three people are missing after the flood.
The flood did a lot of damage to the village.

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