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overflow

The continuous escape of fluid from a vessel or viscus, as of urine or tears.
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Huge waves which rose from Mediterranean overflowed Altyndere river when reach the rivers waters.
4 : to fill a space up and spread beyond its limits <The crowd overflowed into the street.>
The suit alleges that more than 500 million gallons of raw sewage overflowed into those waterways in violation of the Clean Water Act from Jan.
It is up to you to prove the tank overflowed due to negligence.
The last time the dam overflowed was in 2012, but this is particularly remarkable because it was nearly empty at the start of the winter, filling up completely in just three months because of the amount of rain and snowfall.
In nearby Matalam town, at least 600 families evacuated when the Malamote River overflowed on Tuesday dawn.
London, March 2 (ANI): Zac Efron had to mop up his Los Angeles mansion for an entire day after his swimming pool overflowed and flooded the house, it has emerged.
As in Switzerland, rivers overflowed their banks also in Germany and Austria, causing extensive damage in Bavaria and several western Austrian provinces.