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Vocabulary Term Details

Flooding

Definition (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flooding)

A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land which is normally dry. The European Union (EU) Floods Directive defines a flood as a covering by water of land not normally covered by water. (Wikipedia)

Preferred Units: N/A

Scope Note:
N/A

Broader TermsNarrower TermsRelated Terms
High water
Natural disasters
N/AFlood control
Flood defence structures
Floodplains
Natural risk zones
Precipitation
Water erosion

This term is used for the following terms: 
Floods (inundations)
Inundation

Approved Date
06-Nov-2012

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