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overflow

[-flō]
Etymology: AS, ofer + flowan
the flooding or excessive discharge of a fluid, such as urine, saliva, or bile.

overflow

The continuous escape of fluid from a vessel or viscus, as of urine or tears.
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Since then, the Stack Exchange network has grown into one of the largest websites in the world, with Stack Overflow alone serving more than 26 million professional and novice programmers each month.
To provide coverage for this occurrence there is the Water Back-up and Sump Discharge or Overflow endorsement, HO 04 95.
On appeal, Cardio argued that "backs up or overflows from" means that water must come out of the sewer or drain, but does not include water unable to proceed down an interior drain.
Moylan said the city followed sanitary sewer overflow protocols by immediately notifying the city's Department of Inspectional Services and the state Department of Environmental Protection.
That sometimes led to sewage overflows into the Willamette River.
The Municipality called upon all concerned parties to ensure the cleanliness of the environment through proper maintenance of drainage systems and to avoid sewage overflow.
Sixty rogue pipes run by SouthWest Water on Devon beaches, 250 belonging to Yorkshire Water and overflows on the River Don, Godrevy beach, Cornwall, and Whitburn, Sunderland, were singled out.
Engel also has come up with a new technique whereby the cored water channel is sealed after water evacuation, using some of the overflow material initially cored out by the water.
The sewers have been specifically designed with escape overflow pipes so that the mixture of sewage and stormwater doesn't back up into buildings, including homes.
Foster, a computer security professional, shows Internet developers how to defend against buffer overflow attacks by implementing a comprehensive design, coding, and test plan.
The investment at the River Cole in Coleshill aims to protect local wildlife by fitting new screens at the sewer overflow at the Old Mill recreation ground.
GOP leaders have reportedly argued that the overflow of money means schools have enough money to carry out improvements, as required under NCLB.