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1. The act of flowing or overflowing.
a. The state of being flooded.
b. A body of water, such as a lake or reservoir, formed by usually deliberate flooding.
3. An outflow or overflow.
4. The gradual plastic deformation of a solid body, as by heat.


1. the act of flowing or overflowing or the state of having overflowed
2. the liquid that flows or overflows
3. (General Physics) a gradual deformation or motion of certain solids, such as asphalt, which flow without fracture


(ˈfloʊ ɪdʒ)

1. an act of flowing; flow.
2. the state of being flooded.
3. flowing or overflowing liquid.
4. Mech. gradual internal motion or deformation.
[1820–30, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flowage - gradual internal motion or deformation of a solid body (as by heat); "rock fracture and rock flowage are different types of geological deformation"
flow - any uninterrupted stream or discharge
2.flowage - a body of water that has been created by deliberately flooding an area; "many campsites were located near the flowage"
body of water, water - the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean); "they invaded our territorial waters"; "they were sitting by the water's edge"
3.flowage - the act of flooding; filling to overflowing
filling - the act of filling something
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The structures related to salt intrusions include the development of normal fault in the vicinity of Kalabagh Hills that are believed to be gravitational collapse caused by the flowage and upsection migration of Precambrian Salt Range Formation.
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2006, Flowage differentiation in an andesitic dyke of the Motru Dyke Swarm (Southern Carpathians, Romania): Evidence from AMS, CSD and geochemical investigations.
On November 27, 2012, ODNR filed a petition to obtain a flowage easement and to set just compensation for the 81 acres owned by the Knapkes at $162,000.
The oldest units in the area of interest are the metamorphic rocks of the McMillan Flowage Formation and the Barachois River Metamorphic Suite (Fig.
The combination of thrusts and uplift produced prominent knick points in the KR drainage which continuously is undergoing flowage transformation and change in direction.
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