flood
Noun
1. (general) 
a. la inundación (F) 
the Floodel diluvio (universal)
floods of tearsun mar de lágrimas
transitive verb
2. (land, bathroom, market) 
a. inundar 
to be flooded with complaints/telephone callsrecibir un aluvión de quejas/llamadas or
intransitive verb
3. (river) 
a. desbordarse 
the sun's rays came flooding through the windowel sol entraba a raudales por la ventana
the spectators flooded out of the stadiumlos espectadores salían en masa del estadio
money flooded out of the countryel dinero salió a raudales del país
flood [flʌd]
noun
[of water] inundación (f); (in river) avenida (f); [of words, tears] torrente (m); (flood tide) pleamar (f)
the Flood (Rel) el Diluvio; the river is in flood el río está crecido; a flood of letters una avalancha de cartas; she was in floods of tears lloraba a lágrima viva
transitive verb
(Aut) (gen) inundar
to flood the market with sth inundar or saturar el mercado de algo; we have been flooded with applications nos han llovido las solicitudes; nos han inundado de solicitudes; the room was flooded with light el cuarto se inundó de luz
intransitive verb
[+river] desbordarse
the people flooded into the streets la gente inundó la calle
modifier
flood control (n) medidas (f) para controlar las inundaciones
flood tide (n) pleamar (f); marea (f) creciente
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