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Definition of the noun flowage

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noun - plural: flowages

  1. gradual internal motion or deformation of a solid body (as by heat)
    • example: rock fracture and rock flowage are different types of geological deformation
    • lexical domain: Natural Processes - nouns denoting natural processes
    • more generic word: flow = any uninterrupted stream or discharge
  2. a body of water that has been created by deliberately flooding an area
    • example: many campsites were located near the flowage
    • lexical domain: Natural Objects - nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)
    • more generic terms: body of water / water = the part of the earth's surface covered with water
  3. the act of flooding; filling to overflowing
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of flowage: flood
    • more generic word: filling = the act of filling something

Alternative definition of the noun flowage


  1. See Flowing.

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Google previewNorthwest Wisconsin - Southern Region Fishing Map Guide (2016)

by Sportsman's Connection

The flowage is a middle- of-the-road muskie fishery.

Google previewWord Nerd (2007)

More Than 18,000 Fascinating Facts about Words by Barbara Ann Kipfer

a flout is an insult flout means “defy, ignore” and flaunt means “show off” flowage is an overflowing onto adjacent land The word flower (first flur or flour) came from Latin florem, and the spelling changed to flower around the mid-14th century; ...

Google previewFundamentals of Geomorphology (2016)

by Richard John Huggett

Flowage is the movement of debris down the ice surface. It is especially common near the glacier snout and ranges from a slow creep to rapid liquid flow. Marginal deposition arises from several processes. Saturated till may be squeezed from ...

Google previewUp North Wisconsin (1999)

A Region for All Seasons by Sharyn Alden

Lake Chippewa Flowage is the state's third largest lake and its largest wilderness lake. It all started in 1923 when the Northern States Power Company put a dam across the Chippewa River. After 1 1 lakes and 9 rivers overflowed, the water ...

Google previewPaddling Northern Wisconsin (2006)

82 Great Trips by Canoe and Kayak by Mike Svob

The flowage is a huge body of water and can be confusing for boaters who are not accustomed to Boundary Waters-type paddling. This trip, however, obliges you to canoe only across the relatively small eastern lobe of the lake. Bear right as ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forms and Precedents for Pleading and Practice, at Common Law, in Equity, and Under the Various Codes and Practice Acts (1904)

by William Henry Michael, William Mack, Howard Pervear Nash, Thomas Edward O'Brien, James Cockcroft

In a suit of flowage, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2013)

by Scott Elias, Cary Mock

Material accumulating at the surface ofa glacier through the meltout of debris rich folia is ultimately subject toremobilization bymass flowage, fall,orfluvial transport. Where such material existsat the glacier margin, its remobilization may result in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Geomorphology (2013)

by Andrew Goudie

They may contain occasional dropstones derived from floating ice, and convoluted laminations due to disturbance of the delta face by slumping, sediment flowage and turbidity currents. Sediment loading and dewatering will also produce ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1914)

The rocks of the earth's crust are fractured and folded, the folding involving an actual plastic deformation or "flowage" of the rock mass. It is probable that fractures are confined to the outer portion of the earth's crust, while at a considerable ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Earth Sciences (1976)

by S.E. Stiegeler

flowage. Rock deformation resulting from the stressing of the rock ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Earth Science (2009)

by Jacqueline Smith

fog flowage /floh-ij/ Rock deformation re- sulting from the stressing of the rock beyond its limit of elasticity, but without fracture. flow cleavage A type of cleavage resulting from solid-state flowage in a rock, ac- companied by the regrowth of ...

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Flowage Meaning

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Scrabble value of F4L1O1W4A1G2E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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