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flashflood

Definitions of flashflood
  1. noun
    a sudden local flood of great volume and short duration
    synonyms: flash flood
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    types:
    floodhead
    a wall of water rushing ahead of the flood
    type of:
    alluvion, deluge, flood, inundation
    the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land
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