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".

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy