- [C][U]洪水,水灾 the covering with water of a place that is usually dry; a great overflow of water
- [C][U]大量,大批 a large quantity or flow
- vt. & vi. 淹没; 迫使离开 inundate; leave because of a flood
- vt. & vi. 大量涌来 come in great quantities
- vt. 充满 cover or spread into completely
the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land;
"plains fertilized by annual inundations"
an overwhelming number or amount;
"a flood of requests"
"a torrent of abuse"
light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam; used in photography
a large flow
the act of flooding; filling to overflowing
the occurrence of incoming water (between a low tide and the following high tide);
"a tide in the affairs of men which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune"
fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid;
"the basement was inundated after the storm"
"The images flooded his mind"
cover with liquid, usually water;
"The swollen river flooded the village"
"The broken vein had flooded blood in her eyes"
supply with an excess of;
"flood the market with tennis shoes"
"Glut the country with cheap imports from the Orient"
become filled to overflowing;
"Our basement flooded during the heavy rains"
- The cellar floods whenever it rains heavily.
- The river had burst its banks and flooded the valley.
- The office was flooded with complaints.
- Japanese cars have flooded the American market.
- Applications flooded into the office.
- His admirers flood him with letters.
- Her child was washed away in the flood.
- The town was destroyed by the floods after the storm.
- The flood did a lot of damage to the crops.
- The reason for the flood was all that heavy rain.
- They prevented the flood from breaking over the dam.
- The flood came about as a result of the heavy spring rains.
- The flood was the worst disaster the city had ever faced.
- The money applied to the relief of the victims of the flood.
- The government sent relief to the people who lost their homes in the flood.
- The strike, couple with the flood, was expected to reduce supplies of food drastically.
- The floods were a cataclysm from which the local people never recovered.
- The floods cut us off from our homes.
- The floods covered large areas on both banks of the river.
- High flood waters put the town in danger.
- The flood water from the storm backed up the pipes for the dirty water.
- The advancing flood waters brushed houses and cars aside like matchsticks.
- There was a flood of complaints about the bad language after the show.
- The flood of fan mail proved he'd arrived.
- There followed a great flood of indignation in the newspapers.
- She was in floods of tears.
- During spring rains the river floods.
- The river has flooded the meadow.
- Heavy rainfalls flooded the lowlands.
- Every spring the river floods the valley.
- The soldiers broke the dikes and flooded the countryside to keep back the enemy.
- The dam collapsed, flooding an area of five thousand square miles.
- Letters flooded the office.
- After the show, complaints flooded the television company's offices.
- Warmth and happiness flooded her heart.
- We had a lot of rain that autumn. This region was flooded.
- in flood
- flood from (v.+prep.)
从…大量而来 come in great quantities
flood from sth
Wine flooded from the glass.
Settlers flooded from Europe to America in the 19th century.19
- flood in (v.+adv.)
涌进 come in great quantities or numbers
Applications flooded in.
Letters of congratulation flooded in.
- flood out (v.+adv.)
(洪水)迫使离开(家园); 淹没 compel to leave because of a flood; inundate
flood sth ⇔ out
The heavy rain has flooded out the ground floor of the hotel.
Thousands of people were flooded out.
Most of the people who were flooded out during the storm have now returned home.
- flood with (v.+prep.)
挤满; 充满 fill sth/sb with a lot of things
flood sth with sth
The cellar was flooded with water.
The fields were flooded with the heavy rain.
大雨使田里水涝成灾。flood sb/sth with sth
They flooded him with advice.
His admirers flood him with letters.
Market was flooded with foreign goods.
The room was at once flooded with light.
He lay there, flooded with pain, fear, and hatred.
- battle against flood 与洪水搏斗
- cause a flood 引起洪水泛滥
- control a flood 防洪
- fight a flood 抗洪
- go through fire and flood 赴汤蹈火
- guard against a flood 防洪
- prevent a flood 防洪
- suffer a flood 遭受水灾
- flood in a century 百年一遇的洪水
- flood of people 人潮
- flood of rain 倾盆大雨
- flood of visitors 游客云涌
- flood of words 滔滔不绝的言辞
- flood of works 大量著作
- flood copiously 大量而来
- flood disastrously 灾难性地淹没
- flood fatally 不幸地离开
- flood furiously 难以控制地淹没
- flood impetuously 急躁地离开
- flood partially 部分地淹没
- flood in 涌入
- flood out 淹没
The young flood making close in shore.出自： R. Donnelly
There is a tide in the affairs of men Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune.出自：Julius Caesar , Shakespeare
The domestic hot water machine has burst and flooded the kitchen quarters.出自： E. Waugh
When rationing ends and beef begins flooding the market.出自： E. Paul
The river overflowed its banks, flooding the lower reaches of the city.出自： B. Malamud
- ☆ 直接源自古英语的flod，意为洪水。