flowage

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noun flow·age \ˈflō-ij\

Definition of flowage

  1. 1a :  an overflowing onto adjacent landb :  a body of water formed by overflowing or dammingc :  floodwater especially of a stream

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

1830

First Known Use of flowage

1830

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