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flowage

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noun flow·age \ˈflō-ij\

Definition of flowage

  1. 1 a :  an overflowing onto adjacent land b :  a body of water formed by overflowing or damming c :  floodwater especially of a stream

  2. 2 :  gradual deformation of a body of plastic solid (as rock) by intermolecular shear



1830

First Known Use of flowage

1830

Rhymes with flowage


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