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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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Dirty water is overflowing on the footpath and may soon enter the main road side of Shaikh Mohammed Avenue.
This lake is overflowing after a very long time and we are very happy about this.
YOU DON'T WANT PANS FILLING WITH RAINWATER, OVERFLOWING AND SPREADING HAZMAT.
Decorated by hundreds of volunteers, the 35-foot-long A Magical Place to Call Home float featured overflowing overflowing cornucopias and a giant fairy with animated wings - incorporating the parade's 2006 theme, ``It's Magical,'' with the city's ``A Place to Call Home'' slogan.
The rich watercolors shine through the angel like light through a stained-glass window and draw our gaze to the two things the angel offers us: its heart and a serving tray that is overflowing.
The result is crude yet complex, overflowing with violence and sexual connotations.
a global leader in kitchen and bath design, announces today that its sok(TM) overflowing bath and laminar-flow bath filler are the recipients of prestigious Gold and Silver Industrial Design Excellence Awards (IDEAs), respectively, from the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA).
The warning of dangerous overflowing of Bulgaria's Ogosta, Iskar and Yantra rivers is still valid for the next few days.
Some of the wadis were overflowing and roads became slippery.
Socratous said all the necessary measures had been taken to address any potential problems from overflowing dams this year, and that so far there had not been any adverse consequences from the overflows.
Adams' poster showed an overflowing bucket with the slogan, ``Don't overflow it, or you'll blow it.
Lucent's Libsafe software prevents electronic intruders from overflowing an application program's buffer memory to gain unauthorized access to a computer.