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Synonyms for flood

Synonyms for flood

an abundant, usually overwhelming flow or fall, as of a river or rain

something suggestive of running water

to affect as if by an outpouring of water

to come or go in large numbers

Synonyms for flood

the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land

light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam

a large flow

the act of flooding

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the occurrence of incoming water (between a low tide and the following high tide)

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fill quickly beyond capacity

supply with an excess of

become filled to overflowing

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When deployed by Japanese firms, these tactics may place foreign right holders in a position of having to license their own technology from a patent flooder in order to produce products incorporating their technologies in Japan (Sankaran, 2000).
If successful, the original patent holder would be 'persuaded' to request a license from the patent flooder.
The video and team were appropriately called the "Flash Flooders.
In support of these invaders is a collection of software tools: password and wireless crackers, sniffers, spanners, vulnerability scanners, e-mail flooders, and other instruments of intrusion and disruption.
Soon they will separate into their ancient clans: Winders (pronounced like "window,") who believe all power and might arises from the gales and gusts; True Flooders, who avow the source of any and all catastrophic loss arrives with the rushing tides; and Bloodsuckers, who arrive after disaster strikes, armed with deferrals, denials and obtuse and arcane reasons why whatever coverage you may think you have isn't.