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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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Bulgarian town of Veliko Tarnovo declared a state of emergency as the Yantra river overflowed and flooded homes, businesses, roads and public buildings in the area.
In 2007, water overflowed from a toilet in a business suite on the third floor of the building in which Cardio rented a suite on the first floor.
THE ISLAND'S largest dam Kouris has overflowed for the second time in its history.
After last month's snowfall, for example, a local sewage pumping station lost power for three hours, so sewage backed up in a line and a small amount of sewage overflowed from a manhole in south Eugene, she said.
It had overflowed in 2005, 2006, 2010, and now this has happened again.