Flood-plain



noun
1.
a nearly flat plain along the course of a stream or river that is naturally subject to flooding.
noun
1.
the flat area bordering a river, composed of sediment deposited during flooding

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  • Floodplain

    noun 1. a nearly flat plain along the course of a stream or river that is naturally subject to flooding. noun 1. the flat area bordering a river, composed of sediment deposited during flooding n. also flood plain, 1873, from flood (n.) + plain (n.). floodplain (flŭd’plān’) Flat land bordering a river and made up […]

  • Flood-wall

    noun 1. Civil Engineering. a wall built along a shore or bank to prevent floods by giving a raised, uniform freeboard and by allowing unimpeded flow to water in a channel.



  • Floodwater

    [fluhd-waw-ter, -wot-er] /ˈflʌdˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ər/ noun 1. the that overflows as the result of a .

  • Floodway

    [fluhd-wey] /ˈflʌdˌweɪ/ noun 1. the channel and adjacent shore areas under water during a , especially as determined for a flood of a given height. floodway (flŭd’wā’) A channel for an overflow of water caused by flooding.



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