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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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Ahmed Al-Sinani, a sociologist, spoke about the suffering of the district's residents as a result of the overflow of sewage.
The concept of effective availability has also been used to model multiservice switching networks with overflow links and the point-to-group selection [14].
As we mentioned earlier, coverage would not apply for overflow resulting from the failure of certain equipment, such as sump pumps.
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.
Overflow problems during bunkering and the cappuccino phenomena are common issues in the ocean shipping industry.
In a paper published in Nature Geoscience, the researchers have confirmed that the NIJ is not only a major contributor to the DSOW but 'is the primary source of the densest overflow water'.
River Tunca, one of the rivers in western Turkey, began to overflow and inundated the Edirne's Degirmenyeni village after the collapsing of its embankments.
The four-month scheme involves building a new combined sewer overflow and new sewers.
Byline: Municipality will impose fines of up to Dh100,000 on firms who fail to control sewage overflow.
The Combined Sewage Overflow (CSO) structures thatmanage overflows are usually in remote areas without a mains electricity supply, and an overflow event might not occur for months.