It should also be recognised that this type of flooding would not take place without the intentional human act. tidal flooding of areas that fall dry at ebb tide, and periodical river floods are not inundations in the sense intended here.The latter condition implies that in most topographies the act usually applies to causing an overflow of a river or stream by damming it.Prouided, that the ground neither be boggy, nor the inundation be past 24.Hathor was regarded in tradition as the cause of the inundation.Any opinions in the examples do not represent the opinion of the Cambridge Dictionary editors or of Cambridge University Press or its licensors. By contrast, the Nile River inundated its entire valley every year, bringing the rich black silt that made the valley one of the most fertile places on earth.(The inundations ceased with the completion of the Aswan High Dam in 1970.) Whenever a critical issue is being debated, the White House and Congressional offices are inundated with phone calls and e-mails, just as a town may be inundated with complaints when it starts charging a fee for garbage pickup.These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'inundate.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors.
Was it a flood—an inundation—a sudden swelling of the stream?A disaster caused by waters from torrential rains, overflow of rivers, streams, lakes or reservoirs or dam collapse, resulting in a significant rise of water level above roads and habitated areas, resulting in loss of property and lives and the need to evacuate large segments of the population Public health aspects of floods Immediate Poor access to potable water, food, medication, hypothermia, drowning Clean-up phase Exposure to sewage, sharp jagged debris, biological hazards in flood water, exposed and ‘live’ electrical lines, body fluid pathogens, carbon monoxide, musculoskeletal hazards, heat or cold stress, motor vehicle-related dangers, fire, drowning, and hazardous materials Clean-up protection clothing Hard hats, goggles, heavy work gloves, life jackets, watertight boots with steel toes and insoles Australian (north-western New South Wales) syndrome caused by tunicaminyluracils produced in seedhead galls on Agrostis avenacea, the galls produced by Anguina funesta (grass nematodes) and infected by Clavibacter toxicus.Clinically the disease is characterized by convulsions precipitated by driving and often death during the convulsion.Before we limit the concept to military uses, it should be recognised that there are at least two other possible uses of inundation as a human act: Military inundation creates an obstacle in the field that is intended to impede the movement of the enemy.
This may be done both for offensive and defensive purposes.
Cairo ( /kɛəroʊ/ kair-oh) is the southernmost city in the U. Several blocks in the town comprise the Cairo Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). It is part of the Cape Girardeau–Jackson, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area.