Associations to the word «Overflow»


OVERFLOW, noun. The spillage resultant from overflow; excess.
OVERFLOW, noun. Outlet for escape of excess material.
OVERFLOW, noun. (computing) The situation where a value exceeds the available numeric range.
OVERFLOW, verb. (transitive) To flow over the brim of (a container).
OVERFLOW, verb. (transitive) To cover with a liquid, literally or figuratively.
OVERFLOW, verb. (transitive) To cause an overflow.
OVERFLOW, verb. (intransitive) To flow over the edge of a container.
OVERFLOW, verb. (intransitive) To exceed limits or capacity.
OVERFLOW, verb. (computing) (ambitransitive) To (cause to) exceed the available numeric range.
OVERFLOW, verb. (intransitive) To be superabundant; to abound.
OVERFLOW HOLE, noun. The hole in a sink that prevents it overflowing by diverting excess water to the drain.
OVERFLOW HOLES, noun. Plural of overflow hole
OVERFLOW POOL, noun. A type of swimming pool or reflecting pool that has at least one edge over which water overflows, creating a dramatic visual effect.

Dictionary definition

OVERFLOW, noun. A large flow.
OVERFLOW, noun. The occurrence of surplus liquid (as water) exceeding the limit or capacity.
OVERFLOW, verb. Flow or run over (a limit or brim).
OVERFLOW, verb. Overflow with a certain feeling; "The children bubbled over with joy"; "My boss was bubbling over with anger".

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