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

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the occurrence of a water flow resulting from sudden rain or melting snow


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Defining optimal freshwater flow for oyster production: effects of freshet rate and magnitude of change and duration on eastern oysters and Perkinsus marinus infection.
Meanwhile, the online publication of an essay I wrote about a former boss, the soi-disant Indexing King of American publishing, arrived on a freshet of optimism: the magazine's editor, a sprightly Brit with an encyclopedic knowledge of Russian-Soviet history, a natty wardrobe, and an enduring love for the oeuvre of Bob Dylan, made much of it and me, praising my portrait and announcing in the journal's beautifully designed website my subject as the person he most wished to meet in 2008.
From the end of the spring freshet until winter ice forms, rivers discharge under open water conditions.
There are two reasons: there's the (pickerel) spawning, and there's also our water management operation with regards to freshet (the flow of water resulting from spring thaw).
The new water supply tunnel will replace a 40-year-old main that was damaged in 1997 during the freshet on the Fraser River and temporarily repaired.
The spring freshet, when winter snow and ice melt, releases a deluge of water that sweeps soil, rock flour, and plants into the river channel and dumps all of the previous year's debris into the ocean.
But it did offer a few fun spring terms, including freshet, which is the annual spring rise in streams in cold climates as a result of snow melt, and frog storm, the first bad weather in spring after a warm period.
By using a canal instead of a river, for instance, lumbermen were no longer "compelled to overstock the market at the Spring freshet, and thus subject themselves to diminished prices and unreasonable exactions.
the carcass down the spring freshet, losing more altitude each hour
It asserts that a 150 km route down the Skeena River from Terrace would be 65 km longer and entail a 20 km tunnel and a river crossing, and that the route is susceptible to flooding from the Skeena freshet and prone to landslides and seismic activity.
Joseph crossing the Powder River in Colorado: "A freshet has washed away the bridge.
Most such collections were comparatively small private ones until the freshet of medical periodical publishing started gushing in the middle of the nineteenth century.
VanZanten includes some of Dickinson's best-known poems ("These are the days when Birds come back -," "Mine--by the Right of the White Election," and "I never saw a Moor") along with some that are seldom anthologized ("As Frost is best conceived" "Dew--is the Freshet in the Grass") and some that one would hardly expect to find in a collection assembled for this purpose, notably the author's favorite, "I taste a liquor never brewed" Inevitably, a reader familiar with Dickinson thinks of other choices that could have been included, but no doubt the author's hope is that readers will find their way from this book to the Franklin or Johnson editions.
Another three protocols that are substantially more sophisticated than the rest are Deluge [3], MNP [4] and Freshet [5].
But the consequence of a failure of revaluation to achieve the results sought by its advocates would likely be a freshet of hostile charges and counter charges with adverse effects on U.