flood tide, rising tide, alluvion, floodlight, inundation, flood, torrent, flood lamp, photoflood, outpouring, overflow, deluge.
Vittum explained to her that the law was still considering the question of " natural flowage."
" But the way the thing stands now there ain't much of that nat'ral flowage,"
he told her.
Beneath the surface rocks are not only cemented, but may be deformed or mashed by dynamic movements caused by great earth stresses; the rocks may undergo rock flowage.