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Verb: overflow (overflowed,overflown)  'ow-vu(r),flow
  1. Flow or run over (a limit or brim)
    - overrun, well over, run over, brim over
  2. Overflow with a certain feeling
    "The children overflowed with joy";
    - bubble over, spill over
Noun: overflow  'ow-vu(r),flow
  1. A large flow
    - flood, outpouring
  2. The occurrence of surplus liquid (as water) exceeding the limit or capacity
    - runoff, overspill

Derived forms: overflows, overflown, overflowing, overflowed

Type of: boil, flow, flowing, run out, seethe, spill, stream

Encyclopedia: Overflow